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Thursday 18 January, 2001

Weeks Group PLC

Director Shareholding

Weeks Group PLC
18 January 2001

                             The Weeks Group plc


                Directors Shareholding and Holding in Company

Due to excess demand in the market for shares in The Weeks Group plc, certain
of the directors and their connected persons have sold part of their holding
in The Weeks Group plc as follows:

On 17 January 2001 Mr Richard Pugh, a Director, sold 200,000 shares at 6.875p
per share and Mrs Jane Pugh, his wife, sold 200,000 shares at 6.875p per
share. Mr Pugh's beneficial holding in the Company is now 3,921,540
representing 2.54% of the issued share capital.

On 17 January 2001 Mr Peter Griffith, a Director, sold 125,000 shares at
6.875p per share and Mrs Susan Griffith, his wife, sold 200,000 shares at
6.875p per share. Mr Griffith beneficial holding in the Company is now
4,451,740 representing 2.88% of the issued share capital.

Jupiter Asset Management ('Jupiter') informed the Company today, 18 January,
that following a transaction in shares in The Weeks Group plc on 17 January
2001, their holding in the Company is now 16,385,000 shares representing
10.60% of the issued share capital. Jupiter does not hold any shares
beneficially but holds them as an investment manager acting on behalf of
discretionary clients.