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Thursday 12 October, 2006

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
12 October 2006



NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1) Name of company

Brambles Industries plc

2) Name of shareholder having a major interest

The Goldman Sachs Group, 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

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., through its subsidiary companies

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

9 October 2006

11) Date company informed

11 October 2006

12) Total holding following this notification

20,204,242

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)

3.00%

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, Assistant Secretary


Date of notification: 12 October 2006



Details of Registered Holders

Goldman Sachs International a/c CREPTEMP                            20,138,108
Goldman Sachs Securities (Nominees) Limited                             66,134
                                                      
Total                                                               20,204,242








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