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Monday 05 December, 2005

Elementis PLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Elementis PLC
05 December 2005

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, 
PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS


This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS notification required
by DR 3.1.4R(1).

(1)     An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction 
        relating to the shares or debentures of the issuer should complete
        boxes 1 to 16, 23 and 24.
(2)     An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative relating 
        to the shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 13, 14, 
        16, 23 and 24. 
(3)     An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to a 
        director/person discharging managerial responsibilities should 
        complete boxes 1 to 3 and 17 to 24. 
(4)     An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial 
        instrument relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a 
        debenture) should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 
        23 and 24. 


Please complete all relevant boxes in block capital letters.


1.  Name of the issuer   
           
    ELEMENTIS PLC ('ELEMENTIS')


2.  State whether the notification relates to (i) a transaction notified 
    in accordance with DR 3.1.4R(1)(a); or

    (ii) DR 3.1.4(R)(1)(b) a disclosure made in accordance with section 324 
    (as extended by section 328) of the Companies Act 1985; or 

    (iii) both (i) and (ii)

     THE ACQUISITIONS OF SHARES IN ELEMENTIS (AS DETAILED BELOW) ARE HEREBY
     NOTIFIED PURSUANT TO (i) ABOVE ON BEHALF OF HANOVER I FUND LP AND 
     HANOVER I MASTER FUND LP AS TRANSACTIONS CONDUCTED ON THEIR OWN ACCOUNT 
     AND PURSUANT TO (ii) ABOVE BY MATTHEW PEACOCK

               
3.  Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director  

    MATTHEW PEACOCK

        
4.  State whether notification relates to a person connected with a person
    discharging managerial responsibilities/director named in 3 and identify the 
    connected person
 
    HANOVER I FUND LP;

    HANOVER I MASTER FUND LP.

        
5.  Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person 
    referred to in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest      

    THE NOTIFICATION IS IN RESPECT OF THE HOLDINGS OF THE PERSONS REFERRED
    TO IN 4 ABOVE


6.  Description of shares (including class), debentures or derivatives or 
    financial instruments relating to shares

    ORDINARY SHARES

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

    VIDACOS NOMINEES LIMITED - 4,906,929 - HELD ON BEHALF OF HANOVER I FUND LP
    AND HANOVER I MASTER FUND LP (AFTER THE ACQUISITIONS AS DETAILED BELOW) 


8.  State the nature of the transaction
               
    ACQUISITION OF 1,100,000 SHARES BY VIDACOS NOMINEES LIMITED ON BEHALF OF
    HANOVER I FUND LP AND HANOVER I MASTER FUND LP (AS DETAILED BELOW)


9.  Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares 
    acquired 

    875,000 BY VIDACOS NOMINEES LIMITED ON BEHALF OF HANOVER I FUND LP AND 
    HANOVER I MASTER FUND LP ON 30 NOVEMBER 2005;

    225,000 BY VIDACOS NOMINEES LIMITED ON BEHALF OF HANOVER I FUND LP AND 
    HANOVER I MASTER FUND LP ON 1 DECEMBER 2005.

    

10. Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should 
    not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

    0.20% BY VIDACOS NOMINEES LIMITED ON BEHALF OF HANOVER I FUND LP AND 
    HANOVER I MASTER FUND LP ON 30 NOVEMBER 2005;

    0.05% BY VIDACOS NOMINEES LIMITED ON BEHALF OF HANOVER I FUND LP AND 
    HANOVER I MASTER FUND LP ON 1 DECEMBER 2005.

    
               
11. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares
    disposed     

    N/A


12. Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should
    not be taken into account when calculating percentage) 

    N/A

               
13. Price per share or value of transaction    

    70P IN RELATION TO ACQUISITION ON 30 NOVEMBER 2005

    69.78P IN RELATION TO ACQUISITION ON 1 DECEMBER 2005


14. Date and place of transaction

    ACQUISITIONS BY VIDACOS NOMINEES LIMITED ON BEHALF OF HANOVER I FUND LP AND 
    HANOVER I MASTER FUND LP

    •  30 NOVEMBER 2005, LONDON

    •   1 DECEMBER 2005, LONDON

               

15. Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following 
    notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when 
    calculating percentage)   

    1.  MATTHEW PEACOCK IS INTERESTED IN THE FOLLOWING ELEMENTIS SHARES 
        PURSUANT TO SECTION 324 OF THE COMPANIES ACT 1985 - 4,906,929 (1.13%)

    2.  VIDACOS NOMINEES LIMITED - 1,109,457 (0.26%) ON BEHALF OF HANOVER I FUND
        LP AND 3,797,472 (0.87%) ON BEHALF OF HANOVER I MASTER FUND LP.


16. Date issuer informed of transaction

    2 DECEMBER 2005
               

If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by 
the issuer complete the following boxes




17. Date of grant   




18. Period during which or date on which it can be exercised



               
19. Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option  




20. Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number)



               
21. Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price is 
    to be fixed at the time of exercise     




22. Total number of shares or debentures over which options held following 
    notification
               



23. Any additional information  




24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

    MARK PRUDDEN

               

Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for 
making notification




Date of notification           5 DECEMBER 2005







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