‘Cannabis factory’ found in former pub

Police officers and vans behind safety police line tape.

Police officers and vans behind safety police line tape. - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Police have uncovered a ‘cannabis factory’ inside a former town centre bar.

Police found a cannabis factory in what was Vinnie's Bar in burnahm-on-Sea. Picture: Google

Police found a cannabis factory in what was Vinnie's Bar in burnahm-on-Sea. Picture: Google - Credit: Google

Officers from Avon and Somerset Constabulary made the surprising discovery after being called to Vinnie's on The Esplanade in Burnham-on-Sea, on Wednesday evening.

They were called to the scene at around 9.30pm, after receiving reports of 'suspicious activity' at the former watering hole.

A police force spokesman said: "On arrival, a cannabis factory was discovered at the property.

"An investigation is underway and no arrests have yet been made."


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It has been reported plant cultivation equipment was seized from the property.

Anyone with information about the discovery should contact the police on 101.

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