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Tuesday 03 January, 2006

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
03 January 2006

SCHEDULE 10

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1)         Name of company

           Brambles Industries plc

2)         Name of shareholder having a major interest


           UBS 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



           UBS AG, acting through its business group and legal entities listed
           below.

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

           Not advised



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


           N/A


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

           N/A


9)         Class of security

           Ordinary shares of 5p each

10)        Date of transaction

           Not advised


11)        Date company informed

           29 December 2005


12)        Total holding following this notification

           42,919,501

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)

           5.91%


14)        Any additional information




15)        Name of contact and telephone number for queries

           Laura Jackson - 020 7659 6030

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

           Laura Jackson, Company Secretariat



            Date of notification: 3 January 2006




Details of Registered Holders

UBS Global Asset Management (Life) Ltd                               1,360,955
UBS AG Australia Branch                                              6,540,700
UBS AG London Branch                                                34,222,013
UBS Securities  Australia Ltd                                          795,833

Total                                                               42,919,501




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