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Tuesday 26 February, 2008

Wichford PLC

Holding(s) in Company

Wichford plc
26 February 2008


TR-1(i): NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which
   voting rights are attached (ii):

   Wichford PLC

2. Reason for the notification (please state Yes/No): ( )

   An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: ( Yes )
   An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the
   acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached: ( )
   An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: ( )
   Other (please specify): ( )

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation (iii):

   The REAL Co. (Jersey) Holdings Ltd

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) (iv):

   Forest Nominees Ltd GC1

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or
   reached if different) (v):

   20 February 2008

6. Date on which issuer notified:

   26 February 2008

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

   5%

8. Notified details:

   11/01/08 notified Wichford PLC 3% threshold breached


A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares Situation previous to the Triggering transaction
if possible using                          (vi)
the ISIN CODE
                      Number of shares  Number of voting Rights (viii)
10p Ordinary Shares          6,670,000                       6,670,000
(GB00B01V9H13)


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (vii)
Class/type of shares  Number of shares    Number of voting       % of voting
if possible using                           rights (ix)            rights
the ISIN CODE
                                       Direct (x)    Indirect   Direct Indirect
                                                         (xi)
10p Ordinary Shares          7,670,000  7,670,000           -     5.78        -
(GB00B01V9H13)


B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (xii)
Type of     Expiration Date  Exercise/Conversion Number of voting     % of voting
financial   (xiii)           Period/Date (xiv)   rights that may be   rights
instrument                                       acquired if the
                                                 instrument is
                                                 exercised/
                                                 converted.
n/a         n/a              n/a                 n/a                  n/a


Total (A+B)
 Number of voting rights  % of voting rights
               7,670,000                5.78


9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
   financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable (xv):

   See section 4 above


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

    See section 4 above

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

    n/a

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

    n/a

13. Additional information:

    n/a

14. Contact name:

    Emma Parmiter

15. Contact telephone number:

    01534 781 800


Annex to Notification Of Major Interests In Shares (xvi)


A: Identity of the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation


Full name (including legal form for legal entities):

The REAL Co. (jersey) Holdings Ltd

Contact address (registered office for legal entities):

PO Box 550, 6 Britannia Place, St Helier, Jersey JE4 8XD

Phone number:

01534 781 800

Other useful information (at least legal representative for legal reasons):






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