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Thursday 27 June, 2002

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
27 June 2002

SCHEDULE 10

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1)   Name of company

     Brambles Industries plc

2)   Name of shareholder having a major interest


     The Capital Group Companies, Inc.


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



     On behalf of its affiliates

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


     See list appended


5)   Number of shares/amount of stock acquired

     N/A


6)   Percentage of issued class

     N/A


7)   Number of shares/amount of stock disposed

     Not advised


8)   Percentage of issued class

     Not advised


9)   Class of security

     Ordinary shares of 5p each

10)  Date of transaction

     N/A


11)  Date company informed

     27 June 2002


12)  Total holding following this notification

     85,303,673

13)  Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

     11.79%


14)  Any additional information


     This notice relates to the decrease in holding of Capital

     Research and Management Company from 3.87% to 2.97%

15)  Name of contact and telephone number for queries

     Sandra Walters  - 020 7659 6039

16)  Name of authorised company official responsible for
     making this notification

     Sandra Walters, Assistant Company Secretary



     Date of notification 27 June 2002


Details of Registered Holders

Capital Guardian Trust Company                                                                  4.92%

State Street Nominees Limited                                                 5,704,300
Bank of New York Nominees                                                       746,681
Chase Nominees Limited                                                       14,726,478
BT Globenet Nominees Ltd.                                                       197,000
Midland Bank plc                                                              6,305,800
Bankers Trust                                                                 1,692,500
Barclays Bank, Barclays Global                                                  667,300

   Securities Services
Citibank London                                                                 468,359
Nortrust Nominees                                                             4,488,900
Royal Bank of Scotland                                                           21,200
MSS Nominees Limited                                                             50,000
Citibank NA                                                                      28,000
ROY Nominees Limited                                                             40,500
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited                                                    477,790
     Total                                                                   35,614,808

Capital International Limited                                                                   2.10%

State Street Nominees Limited                                                   533,481
Bank of New York Nominees                                                     1,975,391
Chase Nominees Limited                                                        3,580,638
Midland Bank plc                                                                225,600
Bankers Trust                                                                 2,984,269
Barclays Bank, Barclays Global                                                  152,700

   Securities Services
Citibank London                                                                  96,426
Morgan Guaranty                                                                 252,945
Nortrust Nominees                                                             2,645,096
Royal Bank of Scotland                                                           39,500
MSS Nominees Limited                                                            194,000
State Street Bank & Trust Co                                                    253,186
Lloyds Bank                                                                      94,300
Citibank NA                                                                      42,600
Deutsche Bank AG                                                                462,700
HSBC Bank plc                                                                   685,100
Northern Trust AVFC                                                             220,400
KAS UK                                                                           36,715
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited                                                    299,000
Bank One London                                                                 298,180
Clydesdale Bank plc                                                             105,800
     Total                                                                   15,178,027


Capital International S.A.                                                                      1.63%

State Street Nominees Limited                                                   344,200
Bank of New York Nominees                                                        77,500
Chase Nominees Limited                                                        4,538,154
Credit Suisse London Branch                                                      83,000
Midland Bank plc                                                              1,426,600
Barclays Bank, Barclays Global                                                1,261,300

   Securities Services
Citibank London                                                                  36,000
Nortrust Nominees                                                                23,700
Morgan Stanley                                                                   26,500
Royal Bank of Scotland                                                        2,838,997
State Street Bank & Trust Co.                                                    35,000
National Westminster Bank                                                       213,300
Lloyds Bank                                                                      38,256
RBSTB Nominees Ltd.                                                             140,400
Citibank NA                                                                      53,300
Deutsche Bank AG                                                                351,700
HSBC Bank plc                                                                   307,240
     Total                                                                   11,795,147

Capital International Inc.                                                                      0.17%

State Street Nominees Limited                                                   128,498
Bank of New York Nominees                                                       230,400
Midland Bank plc                                                                 35,500
Deutsche Bank Mannheim                                                           45,000
Bankers Trust                                                                    19,000
Citibank London                                                                  14,300
Nortrust Nominees                                                               290,000
State Street Bank & Trust Co                                                    441,000
Deutsche Bank AG                                                                 30,000
     Total                                                                    1,233,698

Capital Research and Management Company                                                         2.97%

State Street Nominees Limited                                                 2,140,993
Chase Nominees Limited                                                       19,341,000
     Total                                                                   21,481,993








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