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Thursday 21 September, 2006

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
21 September 2006

SCHEDULE 10

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1)         Name of company

           Brambles Industries plc

2)         Name of shareholder having a major interest

           Merrill Lynch & Co., 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 Merrill Lynch Investment Managers Limited,
           Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc and Merrill Lynch Group, Inc.

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

           N/A

9)         Class of security

           Ordinary shares of 5p each

10)        Date of transaction

           13 September 2006

11)        Date company informed

           21 September 2006

12)        Total holding following this notification

           77,798,680

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)

           11.60%

14)        Any additional information

           See below

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, Assistant Secretary


           Date of notification: 21 September 2006



Details of Registered Holders

Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc                                        76,386,187
Merrill Lynch Group, Inc                                           792,037
Nutraco Nominees Limited                                           620,456

Total                                                           77,798,680








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