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Friday 28 March, 2008

Elementis PLC

Holding(s) in Company

Elementis PLC
28 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:

Lloyds TSB Group plc

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

Nominees (Jersey) Ltd
Perry Nominees Ltd
Boltro Nominees Ltd
Ward Nominees Ltd
Lloyds Bank (Pep) Nominees Ltd
State Street Nominees Ltd

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

27 March 2008

6. Date on which issuer notified:

28 March 2008

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

Reached 6%

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE

0241854   ORD   GBP0.05

Situation previous to the triggering transaction

Number of shares                     23,072,781

Number of Voting Rights              23,072,781

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of shares                       27,338,820

Number of voting rights   Direct                0

Number of voting rights   Indirect     27,338,820

% of voting rights     Direct                   0%
% of voting rights     Indirect             6.124%

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            27,338,820

% of voting rights                     6.124%

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

30,000 Shares are held by Nominees (Jersey) Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of
Lloyds TSB Bank plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Group Plc.

327,667 Shares are held by Perry Nominees Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of
Lloyds TSB Bank Plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Group Plc.

16,014 Shares are held by Boltro Nominees Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of
Lloyds TSB Bank Plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Group Plc.

2,023 Shares are held by Ward Nominees Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds
TSB Bank Plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Group Plc.

178,379 Shares are held by Lloyds Bank (Pep) Nominees Ltd, a wholly owned
subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Bank Plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Group
Plc.

26,784,737 Shares are held by State Street Nominees Ltd. Shares are under the
control of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary
of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership Group Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary
of Scottish Widows Group Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Bank plc,
a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Group Plc.

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:

14. Contact name:                    Central Disclosure Unit

15. Contact telephone number:                   01444 418127

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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