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Tuesday 08 April, 2003

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
08 April 2003

SCHEDULE 10

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1)    Name of company

      Brambles Industries plc

2)    Name of shareholder having a major interest


      Franklin Resources, Inc. and its affiliates

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 clients of Franklin Resources, Inc. and 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

      Not advised


6)    Percentage of issued class

      Not advised


7)    Number of shares/amount of stock disposed

      N/A


8)    Percentage of issued class

      N/A


9)    Class of security

      Ordinary shares of 5p each

10)   Date of transaction

      Not advised


11)   Date company informed

      7 April 2003


12)   Total holding following this notification

      86,916,489

13)   Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

      12.01%


14)   Any additional information


      -


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 8 April 2003


Details of Registered Holders

Bank of New York, London                                                              2,345,801
Chase Nominees Ltd                                                                   62,646,997
Citibank Nominees Ltd.                                                                  447,301
Clydesdale Bank PLC, Glasgow                                                          6,988,992
Deutsche Bank AG, London                                                              2,070,037
HSBC London                                                                             240,100
Northern Trust Company                                                                3,083,426
Royal Trust Corp of Canada, London                                                    1,010,853
State Street Nominees Limited                                                         8,082,982

Total                                                                                86,916,489






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