Workspace Grp PLC

Holding in Company

Workspace Group PLC
17 October 2001

Workspace Group PLC (the 'Company')

Notification of Major Interests in Shares

The Company received notification yesterday from Newton Investment Management
Limited, informing it they now have an interest in 2,706,608 shares
representing 16.46% of the issued ordinary share capital of the Company.
Within this holding Newton Managed Funds Limited now has an interest in
789,687 shares, which represents 4.80% of the total shares in issue of

17 October, 2001

WestLB Panmure Limited