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Monday 24 May, 2004

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
24 May 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

21 May 2004

12) Total holding following this notification

69,937,151

13) Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

9.66%

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 24 May 2004

Details of Registered Holders

Capital Guardian Trust Company                                            2.55%

State Street Nominees Limited                              4,167,900
Bank of New York Nominees                                    265,000
Chase Nominees Limited                                     8,671,476
BT Globenet Nominees Ltd.                                    210,700
Midland Bank plc                                           2,240,900
Bankers Trust                                                864,200
Barclays Bank, Barclays Global                                30,100
Securities Services
Nortrust Nominees                                          1,574,500
Royal Bank of Scotland                                         8,800
MSS Nominees Limited                                          18,000
Citibank NA                                                   19,200
ROY Nominees Limited                                          28,700
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited                                 323,600
HSBC                                                          30,600
                                            Total         18,453,676

Capital International Limited                                             3.71%

State Street Nominees Limited                                869,781
Bank of New York Nominees                                  5,718,731
Northern Trust                                               690,615
Chase Nominees Limited                                     5,414,819
Midland Bank plc                                             262,000
Bankers Trust                                                409,342
Barclays Bank, Barclays Global                               225,100
Securities Services
Citibank London                                              496,300
Morgan Guaranty                                              246,045
Nortrust Nominees                                          3,315,677
Royal Bank of Scotland                                     2,041,997
MSS Nominees Limited                                         194,000
State Street Bank & Trust Co                               3,255,459
Lloyds Bank                                                   97,700
Citibank NA                                                   89,100
Deutsche Bank AG                                           1,182,000
HSBC Bank plc                                                923,940
Mellon Bank N.A.                                             370,804
Northern Trust AVFC                                          246,800
KAS UK                                                        42,915
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited                                 299,000
Bank One London                                              351,980
Clydesdale Bank plc                                          114,800
                                            Total         26,858,905

Capital International S.A.                                                1.23%

State Street Nominees Limited                                 40,900
Chase Nominees Limited                                     3,682,581
Credit Suisse London Branch                                   93,600
Midland Bank plc                                             886,900
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                                       366,900
J.P. Morgan                                                1,238,036
State Street Bank & Trust Co.                                137,500
National Westminster Bank                                    285,400
Lloyds Bank                                                   58,156
RBSTB Nominees Ltd.                                          172,200
Citibank NA                                                   53,300
Deutsche Bank AG                                             197,346
HSBC Bank plc                                                426,725
                                            Total          8,915,644

Capital International Inc.                                                0.29%

State Street Nominees Limited                                968,000
Bank of New York Nominees                                     30,900
Chase Nominees Limited                                        67,100
Midland Bank plc                                             196,100
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                                                 32,000
JP Morgan Chase Bank                                         447,300
                                            Total          2,118,926

Capital Research and Management Company                                   1.88%

Chase Nominees Limited                                    13,590,000
                                            Total         13,590,000




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