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Tuesday 06 March, 2012

Weir Group PLC

The Weir Group PLC : Director/PDMR Shareholding

The Weir Group PLC : Director/PDMR Shareholding

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

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

(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 managerial responsibilities/director

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

NO
5.Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person referred to in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

3 ABOVE
6.Description of shares (including class), debentures or derivatives or financial instruments relating to shares

ORDINARY SHARES OF 12.5P EACH
7.Name of registered shareholders(s) and, if more than one, the number of shares held by each of them

MELANIE BROWN
8.State the nature of the transaction

PURCHASE OF SHARES
9.Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares acquired

2,500
10.Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

N/A
11.Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares disposed

NIL
12.Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

N/A
13.Price per share or value of transaction

1958p
14.Date and place of transaction

5 MARCH 2012
LONDON
15.Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

2,500
16.Date issuer informed of transaction

5 MARCH 2012

If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by the issuer complete the following boxes

17.Date of grant18.Period during which or date on which it can be exercised
19.Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option20.Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number)
21.Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price is to be fixed at the time of exercise22.Total number of shares or debentures over which options held following notification
23.Any additional information24Name 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 ....6 March 2012................



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