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Welcome to Duddon Parish Council

The Organisation

Duddon Parish is situated in South West Cumbria, mainly within the Lake District National Park, and was formed in 1976 to incorporate the old parishes of Broughton West, Seathwaite with Dunnerdale and Angerton.

The Parish

The Parish stretches from the summit of Wrynose Pass in the North to the Duddon Estuary on Morecambe Bay in the South.

Broughton-in-Furness
The main town within the parish is the small ancient market town of Broughton-in-Furness, which has a Charter dating back to 1575. 

The Valleys
Contained within the wide boundaries of the parish are the Duddon Valley, much beloved by Wordsworth, the secluded Lickle Valley, the beautiful Woodland Valley and the marshes of Angerton on the Duddon Estuary.

The Communities
The main hamlets in these valleys comprise Woodland, Broughton Mills, Ulpha, Dunnerdale, Seathwaite, Cockley Beck & Angerton.

Latest Parish News

Road Closure -Kepplewray Hill

12

June 2024
road closure

A temporary road closure has been put in place to allow Westmorland and Furness Highways to carry out highway works which are expected to commence 26th June 2024 and anticipated to take 3 days to complete.

Please see below details of the extents of the restriction and any alternative routes which may be in place, the relevant legal notice can be viewed at https://api-gb.one.network/downloads/tm/4587/site-notice_bc9b141d91.pdf and a location plan clearly showing these extents can be found on one.network via link https://one.network/?tm=138256926

Location: Kepplewray Hill, Broughton-In-Furness, from its junction with High Kepplewray, extending in a north westerly direction for approx. 60 m.

A way for pedestrians and dismounted cyclists will be maintained at all times.

Alternative route for north west bound vehicles: via the unrestricted sections of Kepplewray Hill (C5009), A595, Church Street, Griffin Street and Market Street.

Alternative route for south east bound vehicles: via the unrestricted sections of Kepplewray Hill (C5009), Market Street, Station Road, Prince’s Street, Griffin Street, Church Street and the A595.

Access for Emergency Vehicles will not be maintained for the duration of these works.

Should you have any queries in relation to this temporary Order please contact the Highways Hotline by calling 0300 373 3306 or via the Westmorland & Furness Council website, quoting the reference TTROW/10580

Road Closure - Church Street

Church Street

20

May 2024
temp road closure

A temporary road closure has been put in place to allow Fibrus to carry out utility works which are expected to commence 3rd June 2024 and anticipated to take 5 days to complete.

Please see below details of the extents of the restriction and any alternative routes which may be in place, the relevant legal notice can be viewed at https://api-gb.one.network/downloads/tm/4587/site-notice_ca04f2cd8a.pdf and a location plan clearly showing these extents can be found on one.network via link https://one.network/?tm=137976873

Location: a section of Church Street, Broughton in Furness, from its junction with the A593, extending in a south easterly direction for approx. 425m.

Alternative Route: via the A593, New Street, Market Street, Brade Street, Prince’s Street and Griffin Street.

A way for pedestrians and dismounted cyclists will be maintained at all times.

Access for Emergency Vehicles will be maintained where required for the duration of these works.

Should you have any queries in relation to this temporary Order please contact the Highways Hotline by calling 0300 373 3306 or via the Westmorland & Furness Council website, quoting the reference TTROW/10373

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