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Wednesday 26 March, 2008

Elementis PLC

Holding(s) in Company

Elementis PLC
26 March 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:

Legal & General Group Plc (Group)
Legal & General Investment Management Limited (LGIM)

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

Legal & General Assurance (Pensions Management) Limited (PMC)
Legal & General Group Plc (L&G)

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

20 March 2008

6. Date on which issuer notified:

25 March 2008

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

Below 5% (Group)
Below 5% (LGIM)

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE

ORD 5p

Situation previous to the Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of shares                  23,027,076

Number of Voting Rights           23,027,076

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of shares                                Below 5%

Number of voting rights   Direct                Below 5%

Number of voting rights   Indirect              Below 5%

% of voting rights        Direct                Below 5%
% of voting rights        Indirect              Below 5%

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          Below 5%

% of voting rights               Below 5%

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

Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) (Group)
(Below 5% = Total Position)

Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited
(LGIMH) (Direct and Indirect) (Below 5% = Total Position)

Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect)
(LGIM) (Below 5% = Total Position)

      Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) 
      (20,490,266 - 4.58% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC)

Legal & General Investment Management      Legal & General Insurance Holdings 
(Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD)       Limited (Direct) (LGIH)
(18,339,423 - 4.10% = PMC)

Legal & General Assurance (Pensions        Legal & General Assurance Society 
Management) Limited (PMC)                  Limited (LGAS & LGPL)
(18,339,423 - 4.10% = PMC)
                                           Legal & General Pensions Limited 
                                           (Direct) (LGPL)
Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:                                     N/A

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

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

13. Additional information:    Notification using the total voting rights
                               figure of 446,437,348

14. Contact name:                              Helen Lewis (LGIM)

15. Contact telephone number:                  020 3124 3851

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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