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

1.  Name of the issuer                  2.  State  whether  the   notification 
                                            relates  to   (i)  a   transaction 
    THE WEIR GROUP PLC                      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 4.  State whether notification relates
    managerial                              to  a  person  connected  with   a 
    responsibilities/director               person   discharging    managerial 
                                            responsibilities/director named in
    STEVE NOON                              3  and   identify  the   connected 
                                            person

                                            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
    3 ABOVE
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
                                            EXERCISE OF  AN  AWARD  UNDER  THE 
    STEVE NOON - 72,346                     GROUP LONG TERM INCENTIVE PLAN AND
                                            SUBSEQUENT  SALE   OF   SUFFICIENT 
                                            SHARES   TO   SATISFY   THE    TAX 
                                            LIABILITY.
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 
    STEVE NOON  - 42,752                   percentage)

                                            N/A
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 
    STEVE NOON - 17,840                    percentage)

                                            N/A
13. Price  per   share  or   value   of 14. Date and place of transaction
    transaction
                                            15 MARCH 2013, LONDON
    AWARD MADE AT NIL COST ON 15  MARCH 
    2010. SHARE DISPOSAL TRANSACTED AT
    2460.0925p
15. Total       holding       following 16. Date    issuer     informed     of 
    notification and  total  percentage     transaction
    holding following notification (any
    treasury shares should not be taken     13 MARCH 2013
    into   account   when   calculating 
    percentage)

    STEVE NOON - 97,258

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 20. Description   of   shares   or 
     of the option                              debentures involved (class and
                                                number)
21.  Exercise price  (if fixed  at time  of 22. Total  number  of  shares   or 
     grant) or indication that price is  to     debentures over which  options 
     be fixed at the time of exercise           held following notification
23.  Any additional information             24  Name of contact and  telephone 
                                                number for queries

                                                CATHERINE STEAD
                                                0141 308 3726
Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making
notification

......CATHERINE STEAD..................

Date of notification .....15 March 2013.................

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