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 has given notice of temporary road closures to take place in the Broughton area over the coming weeks, related to local construction work and the Bypass. Click here for details.

Broughton parish council and the Neighbourhood Plan Steering group have spent the last 8 months talking to and consulting with people who live, work or play in the Village. As a result of this process they are now moving onto the next stage.

A public consultation meeting on the proposed Neighbourhood Plan for Broughton was held at the Marriot Hotel on the 28th October 2016.

We have been advised that due to the on-going earthworks currently being undertaken at the junction of A6 Garstand Road and D’Urton Lane, it has become necessary to close the footpath running south from D’Urton Lane to the M55 motorway, including the subway beneath. Click for more details of the pedestrian diversion route.

The Annual Memorial Service at the War Memorial in Broughton Village will take place on Sunday 13th November 2016 between 11:45 and 12:30. Click for route and other information. Guild Wheel users, please take extra care on this date.

We may have lost the use of Fulwood Library and its associated activities, however we still have the mobile Library visiting Broughton. Click for more information about visiting dates, times and stopping places.