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Friday 09 January, 2004

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
09 January 2004


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

      16,237,583


6)    Percentage of issued class

      2.24%

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

      8 January 2004

12)   Total holding following this notification

      67,862,154

13)   Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

      9.38%

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 9 January 2004

Nominee/Registered Holders                    Management Company   Holding

State Street Nominees Limited                 FMRCO                     30,800
State Street Nominees Ltd.                    FMTC                     953,400
Lloyds Bank Nominees Limited                  FMTC                     539,200
Chase Nominees Ltd.                           FMTC                     352,000
BT Globenet Nominees Limited                  FMTC                     175,700
Mellon Bank                                   FMTC                     152,400
State Street Bank & Trust                     FMTC                   1,115,000
J P Morgan                                    FMTC                     129,900
Nortrust Nominees                             FMTC                       3,300
Northern Trust                                FMTC                     278,100
Goldman Sachs and Co.                         FMTC                      25,500
Morgan Stanley Trust Co. Nominees Limited     FMTC                       2,200
Bank
MSS Nominees Limited                          FMTC                     267,300
Chase Manhattan Bank London                   FISL                  11,009,000
Chase Nominees Ltd                            FPM                    2,561,600
Northern Trust                                FPM                    1,219,400
Bank of New York London                       FPM                      644,900
Deutsche Bank                                 FPM                       73,300
Citibank                                      FPM                      276,600
HSBC                                          FPM                      670,500
HSBC Client Holdings Nominee (UK) Limited     FIL                   26,367,236
Chase Manhattan Bank London                   FIL                    2,224,899
Northern Trust                                FIL                    3,428,400
State Street Bank & Trust                     FIL                    1,680,412
Bank of New York London                       FIL                    2,687,096
Chase Nominees Ltd                            FIL                    3,822,400
Nortrust Nominees Ltd                         FIL                    1,353,800
Deutsche Bank                                 FIL                    2,450,287
Citibank                                      FIL                      131,800
Clydesdale Bank (Head Office)Nominees         FIL                    1,195,300
Limited
Mellon Nominees Ltd                           FIL                       90,700
Bank of New York, Brussels                    FIL                      347,400
Northern Trust London                         FIL                      238,600
Master Trust Bank of Japan                    FIL                       25,800
Japan Trustee Svcs Bk Lt                      FIL                       17,300
National Australia Bank                       FIL                       56,400
JP Morgan                                     FIL                      749,524
ING Luxembourg                                FIL                       21,400
Bermuda Far East                              FIL                       37,300
Chase Nominees Ltd (Australia)                FIL                        8,800
Bankers Trust                                 FIL                       88,600
Mitsubishi Trust                              FIL                       12,400
Chuo Trust Bank                               FIL                       14,900
State Street Nominees Ltd                     FIL                      133,800
Morgan Stanley                                FIL                      197,500


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


    FMTC = Fidelity Management Trust 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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