AWG Plc ("AWG") announces that it has today purchased through Dresdner
Kleinwort Wasserstein Securities 100,000 of its ordinary shares at a price of
920.6875p per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.
Following the above purchase, AWG holds 1,640,000 ordinary shares as treasury
shares. The total number of ordinary shares in issue (excluding shares held as
treasury shares) is 142,616,201.
Contact: David Turner, Deputy Company Secretary
Telephone: 01480 323580