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 Reinstated from 1st June 2020

The above bus service has now been reinstated although it will no longer be able to access Lune Street due to vehicle restrictions to assist with social distancing now that non essential shops have re-opened.

Preston Bus web site:


SRBC Community Hub

Support for Covid 19
Take Part in Highways Survey
Coronavirus Update
South Ribble Together - Press Release
South Ribble - Press Release - Increase Covid 19 cases - August 2020

Support our Local Businesses

Browse our list of local businesses in Penwortham, South Ribble and Preston. Order food or other vital items for delivery or collection. Shop local and help to ensure the Penwortham and South Ribble economy emerges as diverse and vibrant as before.