ASHTEAD GROUP PLC: Total Voting Rights

Ashtead Group PLC 
Total Voting Rights 
1 February 2013 
                           ASHTEAD GROUP PLC                                
                       Voting Rights and Capital                            
In conformity with the Transparency Directive's transitional provision 6,
Ashtead Group plc notifies the market of the following: 
1. Ashtead Group plc's capital consists of 503,343,962 ordinary shares with
voting rights. 
2. The above figure (503,343,962) may be used by shareholders as the
denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are
required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in Ashtead
Group plc under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules. 
Contact: 
Eric Watkins, General Counsel 
020 7726 9740 
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