Leyland is a small town in the South Ribble district, in Lancashire county, England. The population of the town is around 35, 600 residents and is around 6 miles south of Preston city.
Living and buying property in Leyland
During the 20th and 21st century, the towns industry, population and farming has all grown as well as numerous other businesses within the town. The St Andrew’s Parish Church is a notable feature in Leyland which was built in 1200 AD.
The town has its own Leyland railway station which runs on the West Coast main line, running to towns and cities such as Preston, Liverpool, Manchester, Blackpool North and Hazel Grove. It falls on junction 28 of the M6 and has regular buses running throughout the town.
Leyland motors is a nationalised business that is a manufacturer for buses and lorries, which is based in Leyland.
Things to do
Leyland is closely linked to some of the best towns and cities, the main ones being: Preston, Blackpool, Manchester and Liverpool. All of which are known to have some of the most outrageous amusements. Such as the Pleasure beach, or the sandcastle which is the biggest indoor water park, or Manchester being home to some stunning buildings and views.
The town offers a choice of shopping, eating out, taking part in local events or even enjoying one of the many attractions in Leyland. You can get the shopping facilities of a big city without the hassle, here you can find supermarkets shops and other businesses all with lovely staff.
If you are looking for something more relaxing then there are a selection of parklands and woodlands to go and explore in, or even the local museums or arts centres to see some stunning work and interesting history.