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Trinity Mirror PLC
02 December 2003

                                   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 Restricted Share Plan



3. Period of return:


From      1st February 2003                          To     31st July 2003



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


104,326



5. Number of shares issued / allotted under scheme during period:


0



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


104,326



7. Number and class of share(s) (amount of stock / debt securities) originally
listed and the date of admission;


210,000 Ordinary 10p Shares  A/2377  1997



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


291,881,162



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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