Playground on King George V Playing Field

The civil parish of Broughton lies just 4-miles north of Preston in Lancashire.

Broughton is a village steeped in history, with a warm and close-knit community. Whether you're a resident or visitor to our parish, we hope you will find the information on this site interesting and helpful.

Our Parish Council works to represent the interests of the local community, on all kinds of issues, from planning matters to crime prevention, managing open spaces and campaigning for better services and facilities.

Please contact us with any comments or suggestions on how we can improve this service, and of course any local news or items of interest relevant to the Broughton area that we may share.


Map of Broughton and surrounding areas

Broughton is situated to the north of the City of Preston. Primarily where the A6 towards Lancaster crosses the B5269 (Whittingham Lane), although the civil parish boundaries also take in sections of D'urton Lane, Haighton Green Lane and Eastway to the South.



Lancashire County Council is due to start work on highway improvements in Broughton village on Monday 23 July 2018. Every effort will be made to keep disruption during the works to a minimum, however some delay to journeys should be expected. Click 'Read More' for more information about theworks and roads affected.

The Steering Group for the Neighbourhood Plan is delighted to announce that the Independent Examiner has accepted the revised plan. 

Homes England will share the emerging vision for the Whittingham Hospital site with the local community at a consultation event on Thursday 12 July 2018 at the Whittingham and Goosnargh Sports and Social Club between 14:00 and 19:00. Click below for more information.

Lancashire County Council has advised us of a temporary road closure, for works, affecting the roads in the area from 10th July. Click 'Read More' below for more information.

The second Village Information Session meeting took place on 23rd June at Broughton and District Club. The presentation and a event report have now been published.