Residents and businesses in Broughton are served by both Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council.

Preston City Council deals with the following key services:

  • Waste Collection and Recycling
  • Council Tax and Business Rates Collections
  • Business Licensing
  • Housing
  • Planning Policy and Applications
  • Street Cleaning
  • Sports and Leisure Centres
  • Markets
  • Environmental Health, Food Safety and Pest Control
  • Preston Parks

To contact Preston City Council visit their website https// or call 01772 906900.

There are three city councillors for the Preston Rural East Ward which covers Broughton, Whittingham, Haighton & Grimsagh.

Cllr Harry Landless, Cllr Steven Whittam & Vacancy contactable though the city council website

Lancashire County Council is responsibility for services across the whole County.

  • Education
  • Birth, Marriages and Deaths
  • Public Transport
  • Infrastructure and mineral extraction planning
  • Highways Maintenance (including Cycle Paths). To report a fault on the highways click below on the link.
  • Fire and Public Safety
  • Social Care
  • Libraries
  • Trading Standards
  • Young People\'s Service

To contact Lancashire County Council visit their website or call 0300 123 6701.

Post Office

A pop-up Post Office operates twice each week, every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon, at the Broughton Club on Whittingham Lane. Opening times are 12:30-15.30.

Nearby Medical Services

NHS Central Lancashire - 0800 032 2424
Royal Preston Hospital - 01772 716565

Fatima Health centre, Garstang Road, Fulwood:
Issa practice -
Lytham Road practice -

Broadway Pharmacy, Fulwood - 01772 717574

Local Schools & Colleges

Broughton Pre-School - 01772 860834
Evergreen Early Years (Fernyhalgh Lane) - 01772 862462
Broughton-in-Amounderness C of E Primary School - 01772 862788
Broughton High School - 01772 863849

St Mary's & St Andrew's Catholic Primary School, Barton - 01772 862335
Preston College, St Vincent’s Road, Fulwood -
Cardinal Newman College, Lark Hill Road, Preston -

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