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Monday 20 December, 2004

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
20 December 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

Not disclosed

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

Not disclosed

9) Class of security

Ordinary shares of 5p each

10) Date of transaction

Not advised

11) Date company informed

17 December 2004

12) Total holding following this notification

35,930,852

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)

4.96%

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 20 December 2004

Details of Registered Holders

Bank of New York, London                                             1,096,447
JP Morgan/Chase Nominees Ltd                                        21,976,433
Citibank Nominees Ltd.                                                 131,320
Mellon Bank NA                                                       2,220,415
Northern Trust Company                                               1,912,135
Royal Trust Corp of Canada, London                                   1,784,640
State Street Nominees Limited                                        6,809,462

                                                   Total            35,930,852






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