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Trinity Mirror PLC
27 July 2004

                                   SCHEDULE 5

                        BLOCKLISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN

To:     Listing Applications

UK Listing Authority

Financial Services Authority

25, The North Colonnade

Canary Wharf

London, E14 5HS



               Please ensure the entries on this return are typed


1. Name of company
Trinity Mirror plc


2. Name of scheme
Trinity Mirror plc Savings Related Share Option Scheme

3. Period of return:
From       1st August 2003                           To     31st January 2004

4. Number and class of shares(s) (amount of stock / debt security) not issued
under scheme
184,687

5. Number of shares issued / allotted under scheme during period:
1,138,163


6. Balance under scheme not yet issued / allotted at end of period
546,524

7. Number and class of share(s) (amount of stock / debt securities) originally
listed and the date of admission;
350,000 Ordinary Shares of 10 pence - 21.02.02

1,500,000 Ordinary Shares of 10 pence - 22.08.03

Please confirm total number of shares in issue at the end of the period in order
for us to update our records
294,305,977

Contact for queries
Name              Lorraine Harris

Address           One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AP
Telephone         020 7293 3281

Person making the return
Name              Lorraine Harris



Position          Assistant Company Secretary
Signature

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