Discover a Century of Truck and Bus Building in Leyland

Leyland is located just 5 miles South of Preston and was once the 5th largest producer of trucks and buses in the world. The company radically changed the design of buses all over the world and was responsible for such classics as the single deck Leyland Lion, Tiger, Panther and Leopard. The Atlantean was to radically change the world of bus design and a range of trucks such as the Comet, Octopus and Hippo all went on to enjoy global success. The company started in a back yard in Leyland and went on to become the only remaining British owned … Read the rest