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Thursday 28 July, 2005

Woolworths Group PLC

Holding(s) in Company

Woolworths Group PLC
28 July 2005


                           SCHEDULE 10
 
             NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1)   NAME OF COMPANY

     WOOLWORTHS GROUP PLC


2)   NAME OF SHAREHOLDER HAVING A MAJOR INTEREST

     DEUTSCHE BANK AG


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

     NOT STATED


4)   Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the 
     number of shares held by each of them.

     PER SCHEDULE


5)   Number of shares/amount of stock acquired.

     N/A


6)   Percentage of issued Class

     N/A

7)   Number of shares/amount of stock disposed

     NOT STATED

8)   Percentage of issued Class

     N/A

9)   Class of security

     ORDINARY SHARES 12.5P EACH


10)  Date of transaction

     NOT STATED


11)  Date company informed

     27TH JULY 2005


12)  Total holding following this notification

     277,572,196

               
13)  Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

     19.06%


14)  Any additional information

     PART OF THE HOLDING MAY RELATE TO HEDGING ARRANGEMENTS OR FOR CLIENT
     PORTFOLIOS MANAGED ON A DISCRETIONARY BASIS


15)  Name of contact and telephone number for queries

     SUSAN SWENY


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


     Date of Notification      28TH JULY 2005

SCHEDULE

                            WOOLWORTHS GROUP PLC 
                               £0.125 SHARES

Held as Principal                                                   No of Shares

Deutsche Bank AG London                                              192,090,534

Held in Customer Portfolios

Deutsche Asset Management Schweiz                                        152,623

Deutsche Bank AG Frankfurt                                                20,000

Deutsche Investment Management Americas Inc                           13,099,007

Deutsche Asset Management Inc                                            227,568

State Street Nominees                                                 52,662,065

Bank of New York Nominees                                              2,163,018

BQE Privee E. De Rothschild                                              608,981

Pictet & Cie                                                              27,760

Nortrust Nominees                                                        136,886

Deutsche Bank international (CI) Ltd                                     234,514

RBSTB Nominees                                                        16,149,220

TOTAL                                                                277,572,196

27 July 2005
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