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Monday 10 November, 2003

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
10 November 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

      8,251,807

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

      7 November 2003

12)   Total holding following this notification

      44,491,606

13)   Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

      6.15%

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 10 November 2003

Nominee/Registered Holders                    Management Company   Holding

State Street Nominees Limited                 FMRCO                     13,600
Chase Manhattan Bank London                   FISL                   6,989,900
Chase Nominees Ltd                            FPM                    2,155,300
Northern Trust                                FPM                      881,400
Bank of New York London                       FPM                      555,000
Deutsche Bank                                 FPM                       73,300
Citibank                                      FPM                      150,900
HSBC Client Holdings Nominee (UK) Limited     FIL                   19,631,500
Chase Manhattan Bank London                   FIL                    1,532,294
Northern Trust                                FIL                    3,229,900
State Street Bank & Trust                     FIL                    1,125,012
Bank of New York London                       FIL                    1,817,100
Chase Nominees Ltd                            FIL                    2,722,500
Nortrust Nominees Ltd                         FIL                      788,100
Deutsche Bank                                 FIL                      956,300
Citibank                                      FIL                      109,900
Clydesdale Bank (Head Office)Nominees         FIL                    1,195,300
Limited
Mellon Nominees Ltd                           FIL                       90,700
Bank of New York, Brussels                    FIL                      235,000
Northern Trust London                         FIL                      238,600


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


                      This information is provided by RNS
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