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Friday 09 May, 2008

Weir Group PLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Weir Group PLC
09 May 2008


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

      MARK SELWAY                              NO

  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
                                               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

  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)

 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)

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

 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)


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

      8 May 2008                               3 YEAR VESTING PERIOD PURSUANT TO
                                               A CONDITIONAL AWARD AGREEMENT,
                                               THE SHARES CANNOT VEST BEFORE 8
                                               MAY 2011

 19.  Total amount paid (if any) for      20.  Description of shares or
      grant of the option                      debentures involved (class and
                                               number)

      NIL                                      MARK W SELWAY 405,953

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

      NIL                                      MARK W SELWAY 818,684

 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 ...............9 May 2008................................









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