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Thursday 02 September, 2004

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
02 September 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

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

2 September 2004

12) Total holding following this notification

72,194,300

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)

9.98%

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 2 September 2004

Details of Registered Holders

Bank of New York, London                                             2,954,720
Chase Nominees Ltd                                                  37,144,928
Citibank Nominees Ltd.                                               1,444,423
Clydesdale Bank PLC, Glasgow                                         2,747,129
HSBC London                                                          1,416,070
Mellon Bank NA                                                       7,154,380
Northern Trust Company                                               3,679,110
Royal Trust Corp of Canada, London                                   2,254,440
State Street Nominees Limited                                       13,399,100

                                                   Total            72,194,300






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