Cannabis growing facility found in Loughton house

A cannabis factory has been found inside a house in Loughton.

Police were called shortly before 1.50pm yesterday, Wednesday July8 , to the rented property in Alderton Hall Lane.

Up to 200 plants were found along with hydroponic equipment. The plants had already been harvested.

Anyone with information about this cannabis factory, or concerns about drug dealing and production elsewhere, is asked to call the Loughton local policing team on 101 or report online at

You can also contact the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at


Mick Ferris

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