The Parish of Up Holland and Dalton is situated in the heart of the Douglas Valley with easy access to the M58 and M6 motorways.

The historic village of Up Holland has a population of 17,041 based on the 2011 census. The historic village has well-established housing estates built in the 1960s, some of which are now privately owned. There are old stone built cottages and farms and modern privately owned dwellings. The Up Holland area is served by the Parish church  of St Thomas the Martyr.


Digmoor and Tanhouse communities are part of Skelmersdale, there is a high proportion of social housing and modern privately owned dwellings and is served by Christ the Servant Church in Digmoor.

Dalton village is a small community situated on the edge of Skelmersdale.  The Parish church of St Michaels and All Angels Dalton serve the communites of Daton, Ashurst, Whalleys, Birch Green, Elmers Green, and Fosters Green.  

Our churches are committed to working effectivly together to offer pastoral support, prayer and worship to all who live in any of the communities within this part of Lancashire.

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