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.


The latest Newsheet has been delivered to most properties folded in "Carrier pigeon" magazine. Properties that do not get the magazine had it delivered.

There has to be a lot of work done behind the scenes to enable the preparation of a bid to the Lottery.

Broughton Parish Council ran a coffee stop on Sunday on the Guild Wheel. Parish Councillors were joined by city councillor Neil Cartwright to distribute, tea, coffee water and biscuits.

City Deal has released its latest update on the Broughton Bypass construction work, in which they report that work is progressing well with the demolition of properties on Whittingham Lane and work started on Whittingham Lane roundabout.

HOCHTIEF (UK) and Lancashire County Council would like to thank you for your continued patience while the work on Broughton Bypass takes place. The City Deal team has now issued the latest Broughton Bypass update newsletter.

The planning application for the new junction at Bartle, the Western Distributor road and the East West link road for the NW development area has been published.