Welcome to Longton Parish Council

Longton is a village and civil parish in the west of the borough of South Ribble, Lancashire, England. It is about 4 miles to the south west of Preston. The population of the civil parish, which also includes the village of New Longton, was 5,500 at the 2001 Census increasing to 7,652 at the 2011 Census.

Latest News

Bus Service 12 Diversion

14-10-2020 to 19-10-20 - Royalty Lane to Wham Lane is closed for road resurfacing.
Bus service 12 will be diverted via Hugh Barn Lane & Moss Lane in both directions.
Passengers please use bus stop at jct Chapel Lane - Chapel Park Road.

Service 12 will not be able to serve Station Road between these times, alternatively if passengers would wait & board outside New Longton school on Wham Lane  the bus will alight passengers at these points

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South Ribble Together - Press Release
South Ribble - Press Release - Increase Covid 19 cases - August 2020

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