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 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.

Make sure our Neighbourhood Plan decides what new development takes place and where. Attend the Meeting at Broughton Marriott, 28th October 4pm-8pm, and Let the Parish Council know whether you support the broader “Vision of Broughton in 2026”.

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.