Amazon came to Lancashire in 2015, when it moved into a vast warehouse complex on the Lancashire Business Park on Centurian Way, Leyland

Take a sneak peak inside Leyland's Amazon delivery warehouse: GALLERY

On a Leyland trading estate lurks a vast warehouse complex that is at the centre of Amazon's UK operation.

As Amazon staff take a moment to recover from Black Friday and begin preparing for Christmas, we were granted a rare look inside.

Amazon came to Lancashire in 2015, when it moved into a vast warehouse complex on the Lancashire Business Park on Centurian Way, Leyland

1. Amazon in Lancashire

Amazon came to Lancashire in 2015, when it moved into a vast warehouse complex on the Lancashire Business Park on Centurian Way, Leyland
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The vast Leyland site operates as the company's delivery station - the location in the centre of England with easy motorway access making it ideal

2. Location

The vast Leyland site operates as the company's delivery station - the location in the centre of England with easy motorway access making it ideal
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Packages are shipped to the delivery station from Amazon fulfilment and sortation centres and loaded onto vehicles to be delivered to customers

3. Central hub

Packages are shipped to the delivery station from Amazon fulfilment and sortation centres and loaded onto vehicles to be delivered to customers
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The company employs 50 full time staff, and also works with 18 independent delivery companies with more than 200 drivers in the Leyland area.

4. Employment

The company employs 50 full time staff, and also works with 18 independent delivery companies with more than 200 drivers in the Leyland area.
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