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Friday 09 March, 2012

Weir Group PLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Director/PDMR Shareholding

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS/PERSONS DISCHARGING

MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND CONNECTED PERSONS

1. Name of the issuer

THE WEIR GROUP PLC
2. State whether the notification relates to (i) a transaction notified in accordance with DR 3.1.2R; (ii) a disclosure made in accordance with LR 9.8.6R(1) or (iii) a disclosure made in accordance with section 793 of the Companies Act 2006.

(i)
3. Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director

(1) KEITH COCHRANE
(2) DEAN JENKINS        
(3) PAULINE LAFFERTY
(4) GAVIN NICOL
(5) STEVE NOON
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

(1) KEITH COCHRANE   6985
(2) DEAN JENKINS           548
(3) PAULINE LAFFERTY     NIL
(4) GAVIN NICOL            1,152
(5) STEVE NOON        37,265
8. State the nature of the transaction

PURCHASE OF SHARES UNDER THE GROUP LONG TERM INCENTIVE PLAN 2012
9. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares acquired

(1) KEITH COCHRANE     4,143
(2) DEAN JENKINS              828
(3) PAULINE LAFFERTY     372
(4) GAVIN NICOL                 385
(5) STEVE NOON             1,186
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

1960.01p
14. Date and place of transaction

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

(1) KEITH COCHRANE  11,128
(2) DEAN JENKINS          1,376
(3) PAULINE LAFFERTY    342
(4) GAVIN NICOL             1,537
(5) STEVE NOON            38,450
16. Date issuer informed of transaction

9 MARCH 2012

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
19. Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option 20. 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 exercise 22. Total number of shares or debentures over which options held following notification
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 March 2012.................



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