How we operate
We have four core principles that guide us in delivering on our mission. These include customer obsession rather than competitor focus, nurturing a passion for invention, maintaining a commitment to operational excellence, and a focus on long-term thinking. Read more
Amazon in the UK
Since 2010 we’ve invested over £9.3 billion in the UK economy to provide convenience, selection and value to UK consumers, while helping to digitally empower hundreds of thousands of small businesses and content creators.

Investing in the UK since 1998

By the end of 2018, we will employ over 27,500 people with a broad range of skills across our UK Head Office in London; Development Centres in Cambridge, Edinburgh and London; our Customer Service Centre in Edinburgh; our Fulfilment Centres and Delivery Stations (including Prime Now sites) across the UK; our Fashion Photography Studio in Shoreditch; and our Amazon Web Services (AWS) UK Data Centre Region.

Our mission

We aim to be Earth’s most customer centric company.
Investing in the UK economy
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Our new head office cements our long-term commitment to the UK

Our new head office is part of Amazon’s long-term commitment to the UK, having invested £6.4 billion here since 2010.

Investing in the future of British talent

We’re announcing a new fully-funded apprenticeship programme, giving 1,000 new recruits and existing employees an exciting path to becoming Amazon’s future leaders, engineers and innovators.

Amazon’s UK Business Rate Payments

As part of the broader debate around business rates, the story of Amazon’s contribution to the UK economy, through jobs, investments and business rate payments, hasn’t always been clear.

Focusing on sustainability in Italy

Our newest Italian fulfillment center boasts an olive grove and 400 associates working in robotics.

Amazon’s most extreme delivery

In “the land of high passes,” the challenges are as vast as the landscape.

New solar power technology to be deployed across our UK fulfilment centres to boost sustainability

Up to 20MW of solar plus storage systems will be installed on fulfilment centre rooftops across the UK over the coming 18 months. We have also signed a deal ensuring 100% renewable electricity for our own UK buildings.
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