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Tuesday 25 October, 2005

Elementis PLC

Holding(s) in Company

Elementis PLC
25 October 2005


                          SCHEDULE 10
 
             NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1)   NAME OF COMPANY

ELEMENTIS PLC

2)   NAME OF SHAREHOLDER HAVING A MAJOR INTEREST

SCHRODER INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LIMITED

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



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

PLEASE SEE ATTACHED (BELOW)


5)   Number of shares/amount of stock acquired.

4,944,230


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

1.13%

7)   Number of shares/amount of stock disposed


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


9)   Class of security

ORDINARY SHARES


10)  Date of transaction

NOT KNOWN

11)  Date company informed

24.10.2005

12)  Total holding following this notification

57,587,200
               
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) 

13.23%

14)  Any additional information



15)  Name of contact and telephone number for queries

PENNY WATSON
01784 22 7023



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

PENNY WATSON
COMPANY SECRETARIAL
ASSISTANT

     Date of Notification ...............25.10.05 .........




LETTER TO:  ELEMENTIS PLC dated 24 October 2005


5p ORDINARY SHARES ('SHARES')

We write to advise you that we, Schroder Investment Management Limited, have an
interest in 53,299,513 shares which are held in portfolios managed by us on a
discretionary basis for clients under investment management agreements.

Included in this figure are: -

(i)    6,428,926 shares registered or to be registered in the name of our 
       wholly-owned subsidiary nominee company, Schroder Nominees Limited 
       (Schroder Nominees).

(ii)   18,361,468 shares held in (a) unit trust(s) operated and managed by an 
       affiliated company. Schroder Unit Trusts Limited (SUTL), and registered 
       or to be registered in the name of Chase Nominee and,

(iii)  28,509,119 shares neither registered nor to be registered in the name of 
       Schroder Nominees. The registration details are shown on the enclosed 
       schedule.


An affiliated company, Schroder Investment Management North America Ltd (SIMNA
Ltd), is  managing a portfolio on a similar basis holding a further 4,131,687
shares.  This holding is registered or to be registered in the name of Chase
Nominees Limited.

An affiliated company, Schroder & Co. Limited (S&Co Ltd), is managing a
portfolio holding a further 156,000 shares.

We believe that we, our subsidiary and affiliated company are therefore
interested in an overall aggregate of 57,587,200 shares, representing some
13.239% of the total number of shares in issue, namely 434,975,917.

This notification is made to you:-

(a) in respect of our interest as investment managers,

(b) on behalf of SIMNA Ltd, S&Co Ltd, and SUTL Ltd in relation to the interests 
    they are treated as having respectively under the Companies Act 1985 (the 
    Act), and

(c) on behalf of Schroders plc., our holding company, which is treated as having 
    an interest in all of the above shares under the Act by virtue of its 
    ownership of SIMNA Ltd, S&Co Ltd, SUTL and ourselves.

We shall be grateful if you will kindly confirm the total number of shares 
currently in issue.


Letter from:   Albion Onojobi
               Compliance 
               Schroders Investment Management Limited 



           
                                  5P ORDINARY SHARES
                                        SCHEDULE

REGISTRATION                                                              AMOUNT

Chase Nominees Limited                                                 5,250,000
Nortrust Nominees Limited                                              3,100,000
Mineworkers' Pension Scheme a/c:R                                     10,717,171
British Coal Staff Superannuation a/c: P                               9,441,948

                                                                      28,509,119


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