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Wednesday 13 August, 2003

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
13 August 2003

SCHEDULE 10

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1)   Name of company

     Brambles Industries plc

2)   Name of shareholder having a major interest


     Legal & General Group Plc Companies

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



     Material interest


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

     250,000


8)   Percentage of issued class

     0.03%


9)   Class of security

     Ordinary shares of 5p each

10)  Date of transaction

     8 August 2003


11)  Date company informed

     13 August 2003


12)  Total holding following this notification

     21,603,750

13)  Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

     Below 3%


14)  Any additional information



     Previous disclosures named Legal & General Investment Management

     as the shareholder having the major interest whereas in fact it should have

     been Legal & General Group Plc Companies.


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 13 August 2003


Details of Registered Holders

HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Ltd A/c 914945

                                                                                        266,760
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Ltd A/c 923363

                                                                                         65,000
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Ltd A/c 775245

                                                                                      3,253,454
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Ltd A/c 357206

                                                                                     17,034,772
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Ltd A/c 866197

                                                                                        101,100
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Ltd A/c 904332

                                                                                         61,800
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Ltd A/c 360509

                                                                                        779,316
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Ltd A/c 766793

                                                                                         37,048
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Ltd A/c 766793

                                                                                          4,500

                                                                                     21,603,750




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