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Friday 11 February, 2000

Perthshire Leisure

Trading Statement

Perthshire Leisure PLC
11 February 2000

                 Perthshire Leisure Plc
                    Trading statement

As  has  already been reported by many of  the  companies
operating in our sector of the leisure market, trading on
New Year's Eve was very disappointing.  This has led to a
significant shortfall in anticipated revenue and, coupled
with  the  very competitive conditions which night  clubs
and  late  night  bars  have  faced,  the  directors  now
anticipate that the Company will report a pre-tax loss in
the  region of £200,000 in the year ended on 31  December
1999  on  turnover of £1.82m.However, despite  this,  the
Company  still  retains  a  strong  asset  base  and  has
substantial cash deposits and no borrowings.

Trading  for the current year has started positively  and
the  significant increase in function business since  the
re-furbished  Legends  was  re-branded  'Lounge-jing   at
Legends'  is  expected  to  continue.   Abigail's   Party
continues  to  be a popular venue and the  directors  are
pleased with the progress of the new Lounge-jing at Chalk
Farm, which opened just before Christmas.

The  Company has incurred significant costs since it  was
admitted  to the Alternative Investment Market,  both  in
setting   up   an  appropriate  corporate  infrastructure
capable  of  servicing a considerably  larger  number  of
units  and in developing two new brands, Lounge-jing  and
Abigail's   Party,   which  can  easily   be   replicated
elsewhere.   As  a  result, the directors  are  confident
that,   provided  it  can  obtain  suitable   sites   for
development,  the Company is well placed to move  forward
in the coming year