RNS Number:8673B
Inland PLC
09 August 2007




                                   Inland plc

                        Offer for Poole Investments PLC

                             Offer document posted


For immediate release
                                                                   9 August 2007

Inland plc ("Inland") today announced a recommended cash offer for the whole of
the issued and to be issued share capital of Poole Investments PLC ("Poole
Investments") which it did not already own ("the Offer").

The document containing the Offer to Poole Investments shareholders (other than
certain overseas shareholders) has now been posted.

Offer timetable and postal delays
Due to the threatened postal strikes the Panel has requested that the first
closing date of the Offer will be 6 September 2007, being 28 days after posting
of the Offer Document and acceptances will not be capable of withdrawal until 
27 September 2007 (subject to the Offer becoming unconditional earlier).

Copies of the Offer Document are available from the offices of Dawnay, Day
Corporate Finance Limited at 17 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0BD and from
Inland's website at www.inlandplc.com.

The first closing of the Offer is at 1pm on 6 September 2007.



Enquiries:

Inland plc Tel: (01923) 713 600

Stephen Wicks, Chief Executive

Dawnay, Day Corporate Finance plc Tel: (020) 7509 4570
David Floyd
Alex Stanbury

Buchanan Communications Tel: (020) 7466 5000
Jeremy Garcia


The persons responsible for this announcement are the directors of Inland. To
the best of their knowledge and belief (having taken all reasonable care to
ensure that such is the case) the information for which they are responsible
contained in this announcement is in accordance with the facts and does not 
omit anything likely to affect the import of such information. Each of the 
directors of Inland accepts responsibility accordingly.

Dawnay, Day Corporate Finance Ltd which is authorised and regulated in the
United Kingdom by the FSA, is acting for Inland and for no one else in
connection with the Offer and will not be responsible to anyone other than
Inland for providing the protections afforded to customers of Dawnay Day
Corporate Finance Ltd or for providing advice to any other person in relation 
to the Offer.

Dawnay Day has approved the contents of this announcement for the purposes of
section 21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 and has given its
consent to the publication of this announcement containing references to its
name in the form and context in which they appear.

This announcement is not for release, publication or distribution in whole or 
in part in, into or from the United States, Australia, South Africa or Japan.




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