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Thursday 01 December, 2005

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
01 December 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

N/A

9) Class of security

Ordinary shares of 5p each

10) Date of transaction

Not advised

11) Date company informed

30 November 2005

12) Total holding following this notification

57,139,813

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)

7.87%

14) Any additional information

15) Name of contact and telephone number for queries

Kerry Porritt FCIS - 020 7659 6020

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

Kerry Porritt FCIS, Deputy Company Secretary

Date of notification 1 December 2005

Details of Registered Holders

Capital Guardian Trust Company                                           2.718%

State Street Nominees Limited                             2,964,191
Bank of New York Nominees                                   503,612
Northern Trust                                              187,700
Chase Nominees Limited                                   10,459,033
BT Globenet Nominees Ltd.                                   294,391
Midland Bank plc                                          1,763,400
Bankers Trust                                               879,100
Barclays Bank,                                               27,400
Barclays Global Securities Services
Brown Bros.                                                  14,235
Nortrust Nominees                                         1,194,214
Royal Bank of Scotland                                       58,900
MSS Nominees Limited                                         30,200
State Street Bank & Trust Co                                 76,500
Citibank NA                                                  27,100
Mellon Bank N.A.                                             51,100
ROY Nominees Limited                                         26,600
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited                                475,800
HSBC                                                         27,913
JP Morgan Chase Bank                                        658,078
                                            Total        19,719,467

Capital International Limited                                             2.55%

State Street Nominees Limited                               383,110
Bank of New York Nominees                                 4,559,526
Northern Trust                                            1,140,312
Chase Nominees Limited                                    2,988,809
Midland Bank plc                                            354,300
Bankers Trust                                               167,000
Barclays Bank,                                              214,300
Barclays Global Securities Services
Citibank London                                             750,991
Morgan Guaranty                                             132,100
Nortrust Nominees                                         2,264,847
Royal Bank of Scotland                                      964,297
MSS Nominees Limited                                         83,900
State Street Bank & Trust Co                              1,363,459
National Westminster Bank                                   178,000
Lloyds Bank                                                 108,200
Citibank NA                                                  54,600
Deutsche Bank AG                                            719,600
Chase Manhattan Nominee Ltd                                  66,100
HSBC Bank plc                                               575,500
Mellon Bank N.A.                                            271,004
Northern Trust AVFC                                         185,100
KAS UK                                                       83,515
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited                                484,100
Bank One London                                             248,680
Clydesdale Bank plc                                         141,900
JP Morgan Chase Bank                                         14,600
                                            Total        18,497,850

Capital International S.A.                                               0.827%

State Street Nominees Limited                                33,200
Bank of New York Nominees                                    11,300
Chase Nominees Limited                                    2,096,176
Credit Suisse London Branch                                 103,600
Midland Bank plc                                            263,800
Barclays Bank, Barclays Global                              418,100
Securities Services
Pictet & Cie, Geneva                                          6,600
Brown Bros.                                                  88,200
Nortrust Nominees                                            32,200
Morgan Stanley                                               31,500
Royal Bank of Scotland                                      198,150
J.P. Morgan                                               1,978,600
National Westminster Bank                                    28,400
Lloyds Bank                                                  23,956
RBSTB Nominees Ltd.                                          64,500
Citibank NA                                                  73,400
Deutsche Bank AG                                            154,846
HSBC Bank plc                                               372,790
HSBC                                                         23,300
                                            Total         6,002,618

Capital International Inc.                                               0.526%

State Street Nominees Limited                             1,911,500
Bank of New York Nominees                                   152,585
Chase Nominees Limited                                      133,400
Midland Bank plc                                            189,700
Brown Bros.                                                 241,800
Nortrust Nominees                                           116,399
Royal Bank of Scotland                                      145,500
Sumitomo Trust & Banking                                     53,400
RBSTB Nominees Ltd.                                          66,500
State Street Australia Limited                               77,000
HSBC Bank plc                                               281,794
JP Morgan Chase Bank                                        447,300
                                            Total         3,816,878

Capital Research and Management Company                                  1.255%

Chase Nominees Limited                                    9,103,000
                                            Total         9,103,000




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