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Monday 28 January, 2008

Elementis PLC

Holding(s) in Company

Elementis PLC
28 January 2008



Elementis PLC


TR-1:               NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing
shares to which voting rights are attached:

Elementis plc

2. Reason for the notification

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:

Schroders plc

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is
crossed or reached if different):

24 January 2008

6. Date on which issuer notified:

25 January 2008

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

9%-10%

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE

GB0002418548

Situation previous to the triggering transaction

Number of shares               44,271,027

Number of Voting Rights        44,271,027

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of shares                      N/A

Number of voting rights   Direct      N/A

Number of voting rights   Indirect    45,271,027

% of voting rights     Direct         N/A
% of voting rights     Indirect       10.14%

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/ Conversion Period/ Date

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is
exercised/ converted.

% of voting rights

Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights               45,271,027

% of voting rights                    10.14%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights
and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:

Schroder Investment Management Limited                  44,521,027    9.97%
Schroder Investment Management North America Limited       750,000    0.17%

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

13. Additional information:         

The shares referred to in section 9 are held in portfolios managed by those
firms on a discretionary basis for clients under investment management
agreements.

14. Contact name:                               Taryn O'Donoghue

15. Contact telephone number:                   020 7658 2959

This notification is made in accordance with Rule 5.8.12 R(1) of the Disclosure
and Transparency Rules sourcebook.

Wai Wong
Company Secretary
020 7408 9303



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