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Friday 29 June, 2007

Weir Group PLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Weir Group PLC
29 June 2007


NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS/PERSONS DISCHARGING

MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND 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 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 should in block capital letters.

  1.  Name of the issuer                   2.  State whether the notification
                                               relates to (i) a transaction
                                               notified in accordance with DR
                                               3.1.4R(1)(a); or
      THE WEIR GROUP PLC                       (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)

                                               (i)

  3.  Name of person discharging           4.  State whether notification
      managerial responsibilities/             relates to a person connected
      director                                 with a person discharging
                                               managerial responsibilities/
                                               director named in 3 and identify
                                               the connected person

      (1) STEPHEN SIMONE                       NO
      (2) SCOT SMITH

  5.  Indicate whether the notification    6.  Description of shares (including
      is in respect of a holding of the        class), debentures or derivatives
      person referred to in 3 or 4 above       or financial instruments relating
      or in respect of a non-beneficial        to shares
      interest

      3 ABOVE                                  ORDINARY SHARES OF 12.5P EACH

  7.  Name of registered shareholders(s)   8.  State the nature of the
      and, if more than one, the number        transaction
      of shares held by each of them

      (1) STEPHEN SIMONE   47,117              SUBSEQUENT SALE OF SUFFICIENT
      (2) SCOT SMITH       53,445              SHARES TO SATISFY THE TAX
                                               LIABILITY AFTER THE EXERCISE OF
                                               AN AWARD UNDER THE GROUP LONG
                                               TERM INCENTIVE PLAN.

  9.  Number of shares, debentures or     10.  Percentage of issued class
      financial instruments relating to        acquired (treasury shares of that
      shares acquired                          class should not be taken into
                                               account when calculating
                                               percentage)

      NIL                                      N/A

 11.  Number of shares, debentures or     12.  Percentage of issued class
      financial instruments relating to        disposed (treasury shares of that
      shares disposed                          class should not be taken into
                                               account when calculating
                                               percentage)

      (1) STEPHEN SIMONE    6,320              N/A
      (2) SCOT SMITH       16,946

 13.  Price per share or value of         14.  Date and place of transaction
      transaction

      SHARE DISPOSAL TRANSACTED AT             29 JUNE 2007
      719,7251p

 15.  Total holding following             16.  Date issuer informed of
      notification and total percentage        transaction
      holding following notification
      (any treasury shares should not be
      taken into account when
      calculating percentage)

      (1) STEPHEN SIMONE   40,797              29 JUNE 2007
      (2) SCOT SMITH       36,499


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

 21.  Exercise price (if fixed at time of    22.  Total number of shares or
      grant) or indication that price is to       debentures over which options
      be fixed at the time of exercise            held following notification

 23.  Any additional information             24   Name of contact and telephone
                                                  number for queries

                                                  FRANCES MCCAW
                                                  0141 308 3737

Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making
notification
..................FRANCES MCCAW.......................................
Date of notification ...............29 June 2007......................





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