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.



Resounding victory for the Neighbourhood Plan, with a 46.7% turnout giving an 87% vote for 'YES'! 

Lancashire County Council has provided notice of temporary road closures, Haighton Green Lane, Cow Hill, Haighton & Whittingham Lane in Grimsargh between 29th October 2018 and 15th March 2019. 

Following a meeting with the CiL Officer form Preston City Council, there has been some revision of the CiL grant form and criteria. Click here for the revised form.

Saturday 22nd September, 1-3pm at the Concert Hall in Broughton & District Club, Whittingham Lane. Come along to find out more about the Neighbourhood Plan and the referendum.