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Monday 22 May, 2006

Elementis PLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Elementis PLC
22 May 2006


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


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 accounts and pursuant to (ii) above by
Edward Bramson.


3. Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director


Edward Bramson


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 refereed 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 - 6,246,929 - 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 1,340,000 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


1,100,000 by Vidacos Nominees Limited on behalf of Hanover I Fund LP and Hanover
I Master Fund LP on 15 May 2006.

240,000 by Vidacos Nominees Limited on behalf of Hanover I Fund LP and Hanover I
Master Fund LP on 18 May 2006.


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


0.25% by Vidacos Nominees Limited on behalf of Hanover I Fund LP and Hanover I
Master Fund LP on 15 May 2006.

0.05% by Vidacos Nominees Limited on behalf of Hanover I Fund LP and Hanover I
Master Fund LP on 18 May 2006.


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


75.5p in relation to the acquisition on 15 May 2005.

79.0p in relation to the acquisition on 18 May 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:

   • 15 May 2006, London
   • 18 May 2006, 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. Edward Bramson is interested in the following Elementis shares pursuant to
section 324 of the Companies Act 1985 - 6,246,929 (1.43%)

2. Vidacos Nominees limited - 6,246,929 (1.43%), of which 2,439,984 (0.55%) on
behalf of Hanover I Fund LP and 3,806,945 (0.88%) on behalf of Hanover I Master
Fund LP


16. Date issuer informed of transaction


19 May 2006


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


17 Date of grant


N/A


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


N/A


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


N/A


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


N/A


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


N/A


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


N/A


23. Any additional information


N/A


24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries


Jennifer Murphy, COMPANY SECRETARY. 020 7408 9300


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


Jennifer Murphy, COMPANY SECRETARY


Date of notification


22 MAY 2006

END



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