Pictures reveal hidden £720,000 cannabis factory near Bexhill

Photos released by prosecutors show the huge extent of a hidden cannabis farm near Bexhill.

Monday, 17th December 2018, 11:59 am
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 11:28 am
Police raided the farm and discovered hundreds of cannabis plants
Police raided the farm and discovered hundreds of cannabis plants
A total of 601 plants were discovered inside a series of huge polytunnels
The cannabis plants could have yielded a street value of up to 721,200
Police raided the farm in October 2014 and discovered a large drug operation
Keith Fieldwick, 54, of Denbigh Road in Hooe, was found guilty of producing a controlled drug
Thomas OBrien, 56, of Shrub Lane in Burwash, was found guilty of producing a controlled drug
Another man, Michael Hill, 74, of High Street in Burwash, pleaded guilty to producing a controlled drug before the trial
One of the polytunnels on the farm
The prosecution said the men had been caught 'red handed'
The case has been adjourned until January for sentencing