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Tuesday 01 June, 2004

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
01 June 2004


SCHEDULE 10

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1) Name of company

   Brambles Industries plc

2) Name of shareholder having a major interest

   Franklin Resources, Inc. and its affiliates

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 clients of Franklin Resources, Inc. and 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 below

5) Number of shares/amount of stock acquired

   N/A

6) Percentage of issued class (any treasury shares held by company should not be
   taken into account when calculating percentage)

   N/A

7) Number of shares/amount of stock disposed

   806,993

8) Percentage of issued class

   Negligible

9) Class of security

   Ordinary shares of 5p each

10) Date of transaction

    Not advised

11) Date company informed

    28 May 2004

12) Total holding following this notification

    108,353,781

13) Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification (any
    treasury shares held by company should not be taken into account when
    calculating percentage)

    14.98%

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 1st June 2004


Details of Registered Holders

Bank of New York, London                                             2,408,940
Chase Nominees Ltd                                                  77,793,560
Citibank Nominees Ltd.                                               1,246,377
Clydesdale Bank PLC, Glasgow                                         1,750,969
HSBC London                                                            210,540
Mellon Bank NA                                                       6,965,247
Northern Trust Company                                               3,466,828
Royal Trust Corp of Canada, London                                   2,184,140
State Street Nominees Limited                                       12,347,180

                                                  Total            108,353,781



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