Leyland is a town in the borough of South Ribble, Lancashire, United Kingdom, approximately 9 miles south of Preston. Population of the entire South Ribble area is 103,900 (Source 2001 Census).
Notable features include St Andrew’s parish church, built around 1200AD and a stone cross thought to date back to Saxon times.
The town is famous primarily for the bus and truck manufacturer Leyland Motors. Although the company was broken up in the 1980s, the town still produces about 14,000 trucks per year, and the truck building industry is still the town's primary employer.