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.



At the Broughton-in-Amounderness Parish Council meeting on the 10th January the Councillors passed a motion of no confidence in the Preston City Council Planning Department.

Upcoming works and closures are due to take place on D'Urton Lane in 2019. There will be a full closure on D'Urton Lane from January the 7th , planned for six weeks. There will then be a further closure from April 2019, planned until late August 2019. For more details, click 'Read More'.

Lancashire County Council has issued a statement regarding temporary road closures affecting Garstang Road, Woodplumpton Lane and Whittingham Lane in the coming months. Access for motor vehicles will be maintained whenever and wherever possible. Click 'Read More' for further details.

Details of current road closures affecting Broughton traffic.