Longton is a semi rural village in the borough of South Ribble, Lancashire. It is about 4 miles away from Preston, it’s surrounding areas include New Longton, Much Hoole, Little Hoole and Hutton. 

Longton is home to two primary schools, St. Oswald's and Longton Primary School. It is also within close distance to several local high schools. These include Hutton Grammar School, Penwortham Girls' High School, All Hallows Catholic High School and Penwortham Priory Academy. Students from the area are also accepted to Tarleton High School and Kirkham Grammar School. 

Longton is on bus routes to all local colleges including Cardinal Newman, Runshaw College and Prestons College, whilst also being close to UCLan and Edge Hill University. 

Travel Links
Longton Bypass (the A59) connects Longton to New Longton, Preston, Tarleton and villages all the way down to Liverpool! Stagecoach buses run on the A59 from Preston bus station and Liverpool, with stops at all the villages in between.

It is a 5.5 mile drive from Central Longton to Preston train station, making it easy to get further afield if needs be! 

Properties in Longton had an overall average price of £267,228 in 2021.

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