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Friday 18 February, 2005

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
18 February 2005


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 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

Not disclosed

9) Class of security

Ordinary shares of 5p each

10) Date of transaction

Not advised

11) Date company informed

17 February 2005

12) Total holding following this notification

54,009,252

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)

7.46%

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 15 December 2004

Details of Registered Holders

Capital Guardian Trust Company                                            2.24%

State Street Nominees Limited                              3,408,831
Bank of New York Nominees                                    318,412
Northern Trust                                               171,000
Chase Nominees Limited                                     7,908,281
BT Globenet Nominees Ltd.                                    192,291
Midland Bank plc                                           1,321,700
Bankers Trust                                                768,200
Barclays Bank,                                                27,400
Barclays Global Securities Services
Nortrust Nominees                                          1,196,414
Royal Bank of Scotland                                         6,400
MSS Nominees Limited                                          18,000
State Street Bank & Trust Co                                  76,500
Citibank NA                                                   19,200
ROY Nominees Limited                                          26,600
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited                                 317,000
HSBC                                                          27,913
JP Morgan Chase Bank                                         418,052
                                            Total         16,222,194

Capital International Limited                                             2.70%

State Street Nominees Limited                                608,681
Bank of New York Nominees                                  4,016,276
Northern Trust                                               587,192
Chase Nominees Limited                                     3,059,309
Midland Bank plc                                             262,000
Bankers Trust                                                278,742
Barclays Bank,                                               225,100
Barclays Global Securities Services
Citibank London                                            1,025,091
Morgan Guaranty                                              132,100
Nortrust Nominees                                          2,055,614
Royal Bank of Scotland                                     1,751,997
MSS Nominees Limited                                         194,000
State Street Bank & Trust Co                               2,398,859
National Westminster Bank                                    119,400
Lloyds Bank                                                   80,700
Citibank NA                                                   89,100
Deutsche Bank AG                                             833,800
HSBC Bank plc                                                593,140
Mellon Bank N.A.                                             265,104
Northern Trust AVFC                                          246,800
KAS UK                                                        42,915
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited                                 299,000
Bank One London                                              261,880
Clydesdale Bank plc                                          114,800
JP Morgan Chase Bank                                          32,400
                                            Total         19,574,000

Capital International S.A.                                                0.97%

State Street Nominees Limited                                 40,900
Bank of New York Nominees                                     34,400
Chase Nominees Limited                                     2,877,276
Credit Suisse London Branch                                   93,600
Midland Bank plc                                             660,800
Barclays Bank, Barclays Global                               453,100
Securities Services
Pictet & Cie, Geneva                                          40,600
Citibank London                                               64,400
Brown Bros.                                                   78,500
Nortrust Nominees                                             36,200
Morgan Stanley                                                40,300
Royal Bank of Scotland                                       194,700
J.P. Morgan                                                1,274,835
State Street Bank & Trust Co.                                 47,800
National Westminster Bank                                    115,100
Lloyds Bank                                                   52,256
RBSTB Nominees Ltd.                                          199,200
Citibank NA                                                   34,100
Deutsche Bank AG                                             174,346
HSBC Bank plc                                                546,040
                                            Total          7,058,453

Capital International Inc.                                                0.45%

State Street Nominees Limited                              1,350,000
Bank of New York Nominees                                    126,185
Chase Nominees Limited                                       103,900
Midland Bank plc                                             246,700
Brown Bros                                                   337,700
Nortrust Nominees                                             85,326
Royal Bank of Scotland                                       306,200
Sumitomo Trust & Banking                                     106,300
RBSTB Nominees Ltd.                                           44,800
HSBC Bank plc                                                119,894
JP Morgan Chase Bank                                         447,300
                                            Total          3,274,305

Capital Research and Management Company                                   1.09%

Chase Nominees Limited                                     7,880,300
                                            Total          7,880,300






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