RNS Number:0631U Halfords Group PLC 09 May 2008 TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: HALFORDS GROUP plc 2. Reason for the notification (please place an X inside the appropriate bracket /s): An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: ( ) An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached: ( ) An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: ( ) Other (please specify) : ( X ) Initial notification after acquisition of Resolution PLC by Pearl Group. 3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: Resolution Investment Services Limited 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) : 5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different): 6. Date on which issuer notified: 6 May 2008 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 3% 8. Notified details: Nominee holdings A: Voting rights attached to shares Class/type of shares if Situation previous to the Triggering transaction possible using the ISIN CODE Halfords Group plc Number of shares Number of voting Rights ISINGB00B012TP20 Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Class/type of shares if Number of Number of voting % of voting possible using the ISIN CODE shares rights rights Halfords Group plc Direct Direct Indirect Direct Indirect 8,283,530 3.87% ISINGB00B012TP20 B: Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of Expiration Exercise/ Number of voting rights that may % of financial Date Conversion be acquired if the instrument is voting instrument Period/ exercised/ converted. rights Date Total (A B) Number of voting rights % of voting rights 8,283,530 3.87% 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable : Pearl Group Limited Impala Holdings Limited Resolution PLC Resolution Asset Management Limited Resolution Investment Services Limited (indirect) Bank of New York Nominees Ltd (914,094 0.43%) Vidacos Nominees Ltd (7,369,436 3.45%) Proxy Voting: 10. Name of the proxy holder: 11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: 12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: 13. Additional information: 14. Contact name: 15. Contact telephone number: This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END