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Wednesday 11 February, 2004

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
11 February 2004


SCHEDULE 10

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1)   Name of company

     Brambles Industries plc

2)   Name of shareholder having a major interest

     The Capital Group Companies, Inc.

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


     On behalf of its affiliates

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

     Not advised

8)   Percentage of issued class

     Not advised

9)   Class of security

     Ordinary shares of 5p each

10)  Date of transaction

     Not advised

11)  Date company informed

     11 February 2004

12)  Total holding following this notification

     58,290,294

13)  Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

     8.05%

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 11 February 2004

Details of Registered Holders

Capital Guardian Trust Company                                            2.64%

State Street Nominees Limited                             3,689,800
Bank of New York Nominees                                   265,000
Chase Nominees Limited                                    8,825,876
BT Globenet Nominees Ltd.                                   227,700
Midland Bank plc                                          2,292,600
Bankers Trust                                               875,700
Barclays Bank, Barclays Global                              368,400
Securities Services
Citibank London                                              19,200
Nortrust Nominees                                         1,931,700
Royal Bank of Scotland                                        8,800
MSS Nominees Limited                                         18,000
ROY Nominees Limited                                         28,700
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited                                407,590
HSBC                                                         30,600
                                            Total        18,989,666

Capital International Limited                                             2.78%

State Street Nominees Limited                               624,181
Bank of New York Nominees                                 4,752,431
Northern Trust                                              380,615
Chase Nominees Limited                                    4,790,459
Midland Bank plc                                            236,500
Bankers Trust                                               371,042
Barclays Bank, Barclays Global                              225,100
Securities Services
Citibank London                                             400,800
Morgan Guaranty                                             246,045
Nortrust Nominees                                         2,964,077
Royal Bank of Scotland                                       39,500
MSS Nominees Limited                                        194,000
State Street Bank & Trust Co                              1,964,512
Lloyds Bank                                                  97,700
Deutsche Bank AG                                            589,600
HSBC Bank plc                                               835,840
Mellon Bank N.A.                                            370,804
Northern Trust AVFC                                         246,800
KAS UK                                                       31,415
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited                                299,000
Bank One London                                             321,780
Clydesdale Bank plc                                         114,800
                                            Total        20,097,001

Capital International S.A.                                                1.44%

State Street Nominees Limited                                40,900
Bank of New York Nominees                                    68,800
Chase Nominees Limited                                    3,269,541
Credit Suisse London Branch                                  93,600
Midland Bank plc                                            883,900
Barclays Bank, Barclays Global                              955,900
Securities Services
Pictet & Cie, Geneva                                         50,800
Citibank London                                              64,400
Brown Bros.                                                 128,500
Nortrust Nominees                                            36,200
Morgan Stanley                                               40,300
Royal Bank of Scotland                                    2,202,197
J.P. Morgan                                               1,215,136
State Street Bank & Trust Co.                                51,400
National Westminster Bank                                   265,900
Lloyds Bank                                                  58,156
RBSTB Nominees Ltd.                                         195,100
Citibank NA                                                  53,300
Deutsche Bank AG                                            401,746
HSBC Bank plc                                               354,840
                                            Total        10,430,616

Capital International Inc.                                                0.24%

State Street Nominees Limited                               968,000
Bank of New York Nominees                                    30,900
Chase Nominees Limited                                       67,100
Midland Bank plc                                            196,100
Bankers Trust                                                19,000
Nortrust Nominees                                            85,326
Royal Bank of Scotland                                      213,800
State Street Bank & Trust Co                                 39,100
RBSTB Nominees Ltd.                                          39,300
HSBC Bank plc                                               114,385
                                            Total         1,773,011

Capital Research and Management Company                                   0.97%

Chase Nominees Limited                                    7,000,000
                                            Total         7,000,000



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