Information about Burton-in-Kendal
Burton-in-Kendal is a small village straddling the A6070 road in the south of the county of Cumbria. It has a population of around 1600 people, and contains approx 660 dwellings. Burton has a memorial hall, a junior school, an Anglican church, a multi-use games area, one working pub (and one closed one), a butcher's shop, and a village store / post office The nearest petrol station is approx 1 mile away on the A6 at Hale. There is an hourly bus service through the village Monday-Saturday linking Kendal and Lancaster. A limited Sunday service operates in the summer months.
Postcode: LA6 xxx
Telephone: 01524 78xxxx
Telephone exchange: Burton Cumbria (Exchange Code: LCBTN) Exchange Status Checker
Grid Ref: SD532766
Latitude: 54:11:00N (54.1834)
Longitude: 2:43:04W (-2.7178)
Motorway Junction: M6/J35 approx 4 miles (south), M6/J36 approx 4 miles (north)
Airport: Manchester approx 77 miles (south) Website and Carlisle approx 62 miles (north) open for flights from 3 September 2018 Website
Railway Station: Carnforth approx 5 miles Website
Bus Service: Stagecoach North West, service 555/556 Website
County Council: Cumbria County Council, The Courts, Carlisle. CA3 8NA Tel: 01228 606060 Website
District Council: South Lakeland District Council, South Lakeland House, Lowther Street, Kendal. LA9 4DQ Tel: 01539 733333 Website
Parish Council: Burton-in-Kendal Parish Council Website
Westmorland & Lonsdale
Member of Parliament
Tim Farron, (office) Liberal Democrat Office, The Cottage, Yard 2, Stricklandgate, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4ND
Telephone: 01539 723403 Fax: 01539 740800 Website
Tel: 101 (non-emergency) or 999 (emergency only).
Police & Crime Commissioner
The Police & Crime Commissioner for Cumbria is Richard Rhodes, who may be contacted as follows:
Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner, Carleton Hall, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 2AU
Telephone: 01768 217734
Police & Crime Panel
Oversees the Police & Crime Commissioner and holds him to account. Website
BBC Local Radio: Radio Cumbria 95.6 FM, 96.1 FM, 104.1 FM Website
Smooth Lakeland Website
Heart North Lancashire and Cumbria Website
Border TV Website
Granada Television Website
Burton News (free, monthly) Website
Westmorland Gazette, 1 Wainwright's Yard, Kendal. LA9 4DP Tel: 01539 720555 Website
Lancaster Guardian, 29 Common Garden Street, Lancaster. LA1 1XD Tel: 01524 32525 Website
Queen Victoria Hospital, Thornton Road, Morecambe. LA4 5NN Tel: 01524 406665 Website
Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Ashton Road, Lancaster. LA1 4RP Tel: 01524 65944 Website
Westmorland General Hospital, Burton Road, Kendal. LA9 7RG Tel: 01539 732288 Website
Voluntary Car Scheme
Can help with transport to hospital, doctor, dentist, optician, etc. Tel: Lynne Herd 01524 781905 or Peter & Kathryn Smith 01524 782198
Meals on Wheels
The service offers three meals per week, on a permanent or temporary basis, delivered by local volunteer residents of Burton. For more information contact Stephanie Micklethwaite, 01524 781073
Out of hours pharmacy service at Ash Trees Pharmacy, Market Street, Carnforth.
Tel: 01524 727877 Fax: 01524 730421
Open: Monday - Friday 7am - 11pm, Saturday 8am - 6.30pm, Sunday 8.00am - 6.00pm
To register a birth or death, or to arrange a marriage or civil partnership in Burton contact the Kendal Registry Office, County Offices, Kendal, LA9 4RQ Tel: 01539 713567 Website
Burton Book Drop, 1st and 3rd Monday of each month except Bank Holidays 10am - 11am in the Club Room at Burton Memorial Hall Library Service Website
Burton Village Store Post Office, Main Street, Burton. LA6 Tel: 01524 781828. Offers a range of banking services. Ask at the Post Office counter for details.
Post Office opening times
Burton Village Store Post Office, Main Street, Burton. LA6 Tel: 01524 781828. Open Mon - Fri 9am - 5.30pm, Sat 9am - 12.30pm.
Village Store opening times
Burton Village Store Post Office, Main Street, Burton. LA6 Tel: 01524 781828. Open Mon - Sat 6am - 6pm, Sun 6am - 12 noon.
Chester House, Main Street, Burton. LA6 1LY. Tel: 01524 781219
Kings Arms Hotel
Main Street, Burton. LA6 1LR. Tel: 01524 781409. Food, Drinks, Rooms Website
Fortnightly kerbside collections on Tuesdays of glass, cans, paper & garden waste by SLDC. Website
Large household items are collected by right2work at a cost, see Website for details or ring 01539 733333.