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Monday 11 February, 2002

Vosper Thornycroft

Holding(s) in Company

Vosper Thornycroft Holdings PLC
11 February 2002


                                  SCHEDULE 10

                   NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1) Name of company - VOSPER THORNYCROFT HOLDINGS plc

2) Name of shareholder having a major interest
ROYAL & SUN ALLIANCE INSURANCE GROUP PLC

3) Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of
holding of the shareholder named in 2 above or in respect of a
non-beneficial interest or in the case of an individual holder if it is a
holding of that person's spouse or children under the age of 18

Shares held in the name of Littledown Nominees Ltd R A/c for Phoenix Assurance
Plc, Royal & Sun Alliance Life and Pensions, Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Plc
No 1 A/c, Sun Alliance & London Insurance Plc, Sun Alliance & London Assurance
Company Limited are held on behalf of those companies as beneficial owners.

Shares held in the name of Littledown Nominees Ltd R A/c for Royal Insurance
Group Pension Scheme are held on behalf of the Trustees of the Scheme.

Shares held in the name of Littledown Nominees Ltd R A/c for SAL Pension Fund
Limited are held on behalf of that Company as the Corporate Trustee. SAL Pension
Fund is a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Group Plc.

 4. Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the
    number of shares held by each of them


Pool Reinsurance Company Limited     50,000

Littledown Nominees Limited R A/c for Phoenix Assurance PLC 41,968

Littledown Nominees Limited R A/c for Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Plc No 1 
A/c 142,715

Littledown Nominees Limited R A/c for Royal Insurance Group Pension Scheme
86,779

Littledown Nominees Limited R A/c for Royal Life Insurance Limited 310,001

Littledown Nominees Limited R A/c for Sun Alliance & London Assurance Company
Limited 167,086

Littledown Nominees Limited R A/c for SAL Pension Fund Limited 141,451

Littledown Nominees Limited R A/c for RSALI Life Emerging Companies Fund 5,600

Littledown Nominees Limited R A/c for RSALI Life Equity Fund 97,000

Littledown Nominees Limited R A/c for Sun Alliance Pension Ltd - Equity Fund
703,106


5) Number of shares/amount of stock acquired
50,000

6) Percentage of issued class
0.147%

7) Number of shares/amount of stock disposed

NIL

8) Percentage of issued class

NIL

9) Class of security

ORDINARY SHARES OF 25P EACH

10) Date of transaction

NOT ADVISED

11) Date company informed - 9 FEBRUARY 2002

12. Total holding following this notification

    1,745,706

    13) Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

    5.13%

13. Any additional information - NONE

    15) Name of contact and telephone number for queries

C L SPELLER 023 8042 6025

Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for
making this notification - C L Speller


Date of notification :11 February 2002




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