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Monday 09 May, 2005

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
09 May 2005


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

6 May 2005

12) Total holding following this notification

27,797,889

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)

3.84%

14) Any additional information

15) Name of contact and telephone number for queries

Laura Jackson - 020 7659 6030

16) Name of authorised company official responsible for
making this notification

Laura Jackson, Company Secretariat

Date of notification: 9 May 2005

Details of Registered Holders

Bank of New York, London                                                64,000
JP Morgan/Chase Nominees Ltd                                        18,573,861
Mellon Bank NA                                                       1,089,674
Northern Trust Company                                               1,065,425
Royal Trust Corp of Canada, London                                   1,392,633
State Street Nominees Limited                                        5,612,596

                                                   Total            27,797,889






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