WINCANTON PLC: Holding(s) in Company

 TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi                                                                                                                                                                  1. Identity of the issuer or the                  Wincanton plc                                      underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:                                                                                                            2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):                                                                                                                                     An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                               Yes                                                                                                                    An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments                      No               which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to                                      which voting rights are attached                                                                                                                                                                                 An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic                     No               effect to qualifying financial instruments                                                                                                                                                                       An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                                          No                                                                                                                     Other (please                                                                       No               specify):                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. Full name of person(s) subject           Schroders plc                                            to the notification obligation:                                                                                                                                                                                         4. Full name of shareholder(s)                                                                       (if different from 3.):                                                                                                                                                                                          5. Date of the transaction and              27 February 2014                                         date on which the threshold is crossed or reached:                                                                                                                                                                                                         6. Date on which issuer notified:           28 February 2014                                                                                                                                                     7. Threshold(s) that is/are                 11% - 12%                                                crossed or reached:                                                                                                                                                                                                         8. Notified details:                                                                                                                                                                                             A: Voting rights attached to shares                                                                                                                                                                              Class/type   Situation previous            Resulting situation after the  triggering                    of           to the triggering             transaction                                               shares       transaction                                                                                                                                                                                                      Number      Number            Number     Number of voting      %  of voting rights         if possible  of          of                of shares  rights                x                        using        Shares      Voting                                                                      the ISIN                 Rights                       Direct     Indirect    Direct            Indirect CODE                                                  xi         xii                                 Ordinary     14,086,106  14,086,106        14,969,856 N/A        14,969,856 N/A             12.296%  Shares of 10                                                                                         pence each                                                                                                                                                                                                       GB0030329360                                                                                                                                                                                                     B: Qualifying Financial Instruments                                                                                                                                                                              Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                                                                                                                                                             Type of financial  Expiration  Exercise/                   Number of voting            % of voting   instrument                     Conversion Period           rights that may be                rights                           date                                    acquired if the                                                                                         instrument is                                                                                         exercised/  converted.                       N/A                N/A         N/A                         N/A                               N/A                                                                                                                 C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial                        Instruments                                                                                                                                                                                                      Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                                                                                                                                                             Type of         Exercise Expiration  Exercise/        Number of voting           % of voting            financial       price    date        Conversion       rights instrument          rights                 instrument                           period           refers to                                      N/A             N/A      N/A         N/A              N/A                        Nominal          Delta                                                                               N/A              N/A                                                                                                     Total (A+B+C)                                                                                                                                                                                                    Number of voting rights                        Percentage of voting rights                           14,969,856                                     12.296%                                                9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the  financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:                                                                                                   Cazenove Capital Management Limited - 14,960,979 - 12.289%                                                                                                   Schroders Investment Management North America Ltd - 8,877 - 0.007%                                                                                           Proxy Voting:                                                                                                                                                10. Name of the proxy holder:                     N/A                                                                                                        11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will     N/A                           cease to hold:                                                                                                                                                   12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold N/A                           voting rights:                                                                                                                                                                                                                            13. Additional information:            The shares referred to in section 9 are                                            held in portfolios managed by those                                             firms on a discretionary basis for                                              clients under investment management                                             agreements.                                                                                                                                                     This disclosure is based on issue share                                         capital amount 121,747,293.                                                                                            14. Contact name:                      Steve Williams, Company Secretary                                                                                     15. Contact telephone number:          01249 710 000                                                                                                         16. Authorised by:                     Steve Williams, Company Secretary                                                                                                                         3 March 2014                              END