George Wimpey News Announcement

AllianceBernstein LP - Rule 8.3- (Wimpey Plc)

RNS Number:3210Z
AllianceBernstein LP
29 June 2007

                                                                        FORM 8.3


DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

                        (Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code)


1.         KEY INFORMATION


Name of person dealing  (Note 1)                                          AllianceBernstein L.P.
Company dealt in                                                          George Wimpey Plc
Class of relevant security to which the dealings being disclosed relate   ORD
(Note 2)
Date of dealing                                                           28 June 2007


2.         INTERESTS, SHORT POSITIONS AND RIGHTS TO SUBSCRIBE


(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant
security dealt in (Note 3)


                                                               Long                           Short
                                                               Number               (%)       Number        (%)
 (1) Relevant securities                                      53,983,674           13.32%     N/A           N/A
 (2) Derivatives (other than options)                          N/A                  N/A       N/A           N/A
 (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell                   N/A                  N/A       N/A           N/A
 Total                                                        53,983,674*          13.32%     N/A           N/A

* NB: Total shares may have been affected by shares received (delivered) as part
of an in specie transfer in (out) since the last disclosure.


(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other
than the class dealt in (Note 3)


 Class of relevant security:                                  Long                          Short
                                                              Number                 (%)    Number       (%)
 (1) Relevant securities                                      N/A                    N/A    N/A          N/A
 (2) Derivatives (other than options)                         N/A                    N/A    N/A          N/A
 (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell                  N/A                    N/A    N/A          N/A
 Total                                                        N/A                    N/A    N/A          N/A


(c)        Rights to subscribe (Note 3)


Class of relevant security:                    Details
N/A                                            N/A


3.         DEALINGS (Note 4)


(a)        Purchases and sales


Purchase/sale                             Number of securities                Price per unit (Note 5)
Purchase                                  1500                                5.04


(b)        Derivatives transactions (other than options)


 Product name, e.g. CFD   Long/short (Note 6)      Number of securities (Note 7)
     Price per unit  (Note 5)


 N/A                      N/A                      N/A                                N/A


(c)        Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i)         Writing, selling, purchasing or varying


Product       Writing, selling, Number of          Exercise    Type, e.g.      
Expiry date   Option money paid/
name,e.g.      purchasing,      securities to      price       American,                      received per unit
call  option  varying etc.      which the option               European etc.                  (Note 5)
                                relates (Note 7)
 N/A           N/A               N/A                N/A         N/A              N/A           N/A


(ii)        Exercising


Product name, e.g. call    Number of securities                Exercise price per unit (Note 5)
option
N/A                        N/A                                 N/A


(d)        Other dealings (including new securities) (Note 4)


Nature of transaction (Note 8)                    Details                        Price per unit (if applicable)
                                                                                 (Note 5)
N/A                                               N/A                            N/A


4.         OTHER INFORMATION


Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives


Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person
disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant
securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting
rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any
derivative referred to on this form is referenced.  If none, this should be
stated.


            None

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Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9)
            [DEL:YES:DEL]/NO


Date of disclosure                                                      29 June 2007

Contact name                                                            Clair Gibson

Telephone number                                                        +44-207-470-1625

If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected        N/A

If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10)                N/A


Notes

The Notes on Form 8.3 can be viewed on the Takeover Panel's website at
www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk


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