The former Holy Trinity Church has had many uses including the Breakaway snooker club and a gym before being converted into a giant children’s indoor play park which opened in February 2001.
There was 10,000 square feet of play equipment inside with two cafes, three themed party rooms, a play area and an upstairs adventure centre with a ‘death slide’.
In its heyday it pulled in 60,000 customers a year but it failed to sell at public auction after its owner retired.
its downfall came when fire started at 2pm on Thursday afternoon.
The building is known to have been used by rough sleepers in the past and neighbours reported seeing a big gang of schoolchildren with aerosols outside the previous day
Devon and Somerset Fire Service received 20 calls from members of the public following reports of the fire, which started at 2pm.
It was later confirmed that no one was in the building when the fire broke out.