The two men arrested in Cheltenham on Friday May 11, have both been rearrested on suspicion of the commission, instigation or preparation of a terrorist act (contrary to the Terrorism Act 2000).
It follows an examination of the items found in a garage in Buttermere Close in the Up Hatherley area of Cheltenham. Shortly after 11.30am on Saturday 12th May a controlled explosion was carried out in Buttermere Close.
Our Gloucestershire Correspondent Ken Goodwin films the moment the controlled explosions took place on Buttermere Close in Cheltenham:
The South East Counter Terrorism Unit has now assumed responsibility for the ongoing investigation.
The 52-year-old man and 31-year-old-man are both from Cheltenham. They remain in police custody.
More than 100 homes remain evacuated in Cheltenham.