RNS Number:8774W
Pressac PLC
8 January 2001



Letter to Company Announcements Office


NOTIFICATION OF INTERESTS

In compliance with Section 134 of the Companies Act 1989, this Company has
received notification today that FMR Corp., its direct and indirect subsidiaries
and Fidelity International Limited has an interest in 5,679,930 Ordinary 5p
shares, representing 6.54% of the Pressac plc issued ordinary share capital
which is 86,801,793.

Letter from Fidelity Investments follows.

From:  A C David (Company Secretary)


Amendment No 2

NOTIFICATIONS UNDER SECTIONS 198 TO 202 -- UK COMPANIES ACT

1. Company in which shares are held:      Pressac Holdings Plc

2. Notifiable Interest:                   Ordinary Shares

     A     FMR Corp
           82 Devonshire Street
           Boston, MA 02109

           Parent holding company of Fidelity Management & Research Company 
           (FMRCO), investment manager for US mutual funds, and Fidelity
           Management Trust Company (FMTC), a US state chartered bank which acts
           as a trustee or investment manager of various pension and trust      
           accounts.  (See Schedule A for listing of Registered Shareholders 
           and their holdings.)

     B     Fidelity International Limited (FIL)
           P.O. BOX HM 670
           Hamilton HMCX, Bermuda

           Parent holding company for various direct and indirect subsidiaries,
           including Fidelity Investment Services Ltd (FISL), and Fidelity
           Pension Management (FPM), investment managers for various non-US     
           investment companies and institutional clients. (See Schedule A for  
           listing of Registered Shareholders and their holdings).

           The notifiable interests also comprise the notifiable interest of

           Mr Edward C Johnson 3d
           82 Devonshire Street
           Boston, MA 02109

           Principal shareholder of FMR Corp. and Fidelity 
           International Limited.

4.     The notifiable interests include interest held on behalf of authorized
       unit trust schemes in the U.K. notwithstanding the exemption from 
       reporting pursuant to Section 209 (1) (e) of the Companies Act 1985.

5.     These notifications of disclosable interests constitute separate
       notifications of interest in the shares and are combined solely for 
       the purposes of clarity. Nothing herein should be taken to indicate 
       that FMR Corp. and its direct and indirect subsidiaries, 
       Fidelity International Limited and its direct and indirect subsidiaries
       or Mr Edward C Johnson 3d act as a group or in concert in respect of 
       the disclosed interests, or that they are required to submit these 
       notifications on a joint basis.

6.     The disclosable interests arise under section 208(4) (b) of the Act,
       namely where a person, not being the registered holder, is entitled
       to exercise a right conferred by the holding of the shares or to 
       control the exercise of such rights, or under section 203 of the Act
       respectively.

SCHEDULE A

SECURITY: PRESSAC HOLDINGS PLC                                  Amendment No 2

(Ordinary Shares)

                      SHARES HELD   MANAGEMENT   NOMINEE/REGISTERED
                                     COMPANY     NAME

                     
                         50,000     FMRCO       Lloyds Bank
                         40,000     FMTC        State Street Nominees Ltd.
                      2,127,700     FISL        Clydesdale Bank (Head Office)
                                                Nominees Limited
                      1,049,900     FPM         Chase Nominees Ltd
                         78,090     FPM         MSS Nominees Ltd
                        762,423     FPM         Bankers Trust
                        147,800     FIL         BT Globenet Nominees Ltd
                        437,167     FIL         Northern Trust
                        419,600     FIL         RBS Trust Bank
                        112,250     FIL         Clydesdale Bank (Head Office)
                                                Nominees Limited
                        455,000     FIL         Chase Nominees Ltd


TOTAL ORDINARY SHARES: 5,679,930

CURRENT OWNERSHIP PERCENTAGE:  6.54%

SHARES IN ISSUE:       86,801,793

CHANGE IN HOLDINGS SINCE
 LAST FILING:           + 1,126,200 ordinary shares