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Thursday 18 December, 2003

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
18 December 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

7,132,965


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

17 December 2003


12) Total holding following this notification

51,624,571


13) Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

7.13%


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 18 December 2003

Nominee/Registered Holders                     Management Company   Holding

State Street Nominees Limited                  FMRCO                    21,800
State Street Nominees Ltd.                     FMTC                    361,200
Lloyds Bank Nominees Limited                   FMTC                    152,300
Chase Nominees Ltd.                            FMTC                    190,400
BT Globenet Nominees Limited                   FMTC                     55,900
Mellon Nominees Ltd                            FMTC                     48,300
State Street Bank & Trust                      FMTC                    599,900
J P Morgan                                     FMTC                     40,100
Nortrust Nominees                              FMTC                      3,300
Northern Trust                                 FMTC                     92,700
Goldman Sachs and Co.                          FMTC                      8,100
Morgan Stanley Trust Co. Nominees Limited Bank FMTC                      2,200
Chase Manhattan Bank London                    FISL                  9,387,000
Chase Nominees Ltd                             FPM                   2,380,200
Northern Trust                                 FPM                     982,500
Bank of New York London                        FPM                     533,900
Deutsche Bank                                  FPM                      73,300
Citibank                                       FPM                     150,900
HSBC Client Holdings Nominee (UK) Limited      FIL                  21,312,700
Chase Manhattan Bank London                    FIL                   1,745,999
Northern Trust                                 FIL                   2,949,800
State Street Bank & Trust                      FIL                   1,356,912
Bank of New York London                        FIL                   1,955,700
Chase Nominees Ltd                             FIL                   3,132,700
Nortrust Nominees Ltd                          FIL                     873,100
Deutsche Bank                                  FIL                   1,045,760
Citibank                                       FIL                     121,900
Clydesdale Bank (Head Office)Nominees Limited  FIL                   1,195,300
Mellon Nominees Ltd                            FIL                      90,700
Bank of New York, Brussels                     FIL                     235,000
Northern Trust London                          FIL                     238,600
Master Trust Bank of Japan                     FIL                       8,500
Japan Trustee Svcs Bk Lt                       FIL                       8,600
National Australia Bank                        FIL                      17,500
JP Morgan                                      FIL                     189,500
ING Luxembourg                                 FIL                       6,900
Bermuda Far East                               FIL                      14,800
Chase Nominees Ltd (Australia)                 FIL                       2,700
Bankers Trust                                  FIL                      28,200
Mitsubishi Trust                               FIL                       2,700
Chuo Trust Bank                                FIL                       7,000

NB FMRCO = Fidelity Management & Research Company, of which
FMR Corp is the parent company
FMTC = Fidelity Management Trust 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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