Sky News UK reports…..

Hundreds of plants were found in a 32,000 sq ft industrial unit in Charlton.

The Metropolitan Police obtained a warrant to gain entry and search the site on Eastmoor Street after receiving a tip-off about the factory.

Police have arrested five men after raiding a London cannabis farm worth up to £1m.
Image:The farm was in a 32,000 sq ft industrial unit

A National Police Air Service helicopter carried out reconnaissance of the site.

Acting Inspector Matt Boniface said: “This was a significant drug production site with hundreds of plants producing a controlled drug, intended for sale on London’s streets, to line the pockets of criminals.