Watch now: Behind the scenes at an Amazon fulfilment centre in the busy run-up to Christmas

We take a look behind the scenes at one of Amazon's fulfilment centres in the lead up to Christmas - the company's busiest time of the year.
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With Amazon fulfilment centres dotted across the country, including at Leyland here in Lancashire, we were offered the chance to take part in a private tour to see how the process between clicking ‘order’ and receiving your package through the post works.

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Shown around the 400,000-square foot Amazon Fulfilment Centre in Warrington, Cheshire, National World was given an exclusive glimpse of what it takes to make sure everything's delivered on time in the lead-up to Christmas. Containing over 2,000 robotic drive units and around 20,000 shelving units, this centre - which is the size of five football pitches - processes millions of orders every week.

The full film premieres on ShotsTV (Freeview channel 276) at 9.15pm on December 21, but you can also catch it at 9.50pm on Christmas Eve, at 17.45 on Christmas Day, or at 16.50 on Boxing Day. You can also watch it online at

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