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Wednesday 15 October, 2003

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
15 October 2003


SCHEDULE 10

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1)    Name of company

      Brambles Industries plc

2)    Name of shareholder having a major interest

      FMR Corp. and its direct and indirect subsidiaries, and Fidelity
      International Limited (FIL) and its direct and indirect subsidiaries

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


      Funds under management (Non beneficial)

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

      See list below

5)    Number of shares/amount of stock acquired

      3,627,100

6)    Percentage of issued class

      Negligible

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

      14 October 2003

12)   Total holding following this notification

      29,944,799

13)   Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

      4.14%

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 15 October 2003

Nominee/Registered Holders                    Management Company       Holding

State Street Nominees Limited                 FMRCO                     13,600
Chase Manhattan Bank London                   FISL                   1,944,100
HSBC                                          FPM                      129,000
Chase Nominees Ltd                            FPM                    1,469,900
Northern Trust                                FPM                      540,100
Bank of New York London                       FPM                      119,000
Deutsche Bank                                 FPM                       20,000
Citibank                                      FPM                       24,600
HSBC Client Holdings Nominee (UK) Limited     FIL                   19,631,500
Chase Manhattan Bank London                   FIL                      669,499
Northern Trust                                FIL                    1,291,900
State Street Bank & Trust                     FIL                       61,000
Bank of New York London                       FIL                      706,500
Chase Nominees Ltd                            FIL                    2,279,000
Nortrust Nominees Ltd                         FIL                      657,300
Deutsche Bank                                 FIL                       40,000
Citibank                                      FIL                       21,100
Clydesdale Bank (Head Office)Nominees         FIL                      326,700
Limited


NB  FMRCO = Fidelity Management & Research Company, of which

  FMR Corp is the parent company


    FPM = Fidelity Pension Management, of which FIL is the

          parent company


    FISL = Fidelity Investment Services Ltd, of which FIL is the parent

           company








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