RNS Number : 6939H
Great Portland Estates PLC
01 June 2011

Company Announcements Office

London Stock Exchange

London EC2N 1HP


1 June 2011

Our ref: DM/rt





Director/PDMR Shareholding


Notification of monthly investment in the Great Portland Estates plc 2010 Share Incentive Plan ('SIP')


Barclays Bank Trust Company Limited (the 'Trustees'), Trustees of the Great Portland Estates plc's  SIP,  notified the Company on 31 May 2011 that  they purchased a total of 3,872 ordinary 12.5p shares at a price of 440.16p per share under the 'Partnership' and 'Matching' element of the Company's SIP.


Under the terms of the SIP each eligible participating employee can contribute from monthly salary to purchase 'Partnership Shares', and the Company matches this by awarding two 'Matching Shares' for every one 'Partnership Share' purchased by participating employees.


As participants in the SIP, the Executive Directors are deemed to have an interest in the shares held by the Trustees.  In accordance with Disclosure and Transparency Rule 3.1.4R (1), the Company gives notice that of the above shares acquired by the Trustees, the shares purchased on behalf of the Company's Executive Directors were as follows:


Number of Partnership shares acquired under the SIP for the month

Number of Matching shares acquired under the SIP for the month

Total number of shares within SIP

T Courtauld




N Thompson






Great Portland Estates plc
Desna Martin          Company Secretary                                                             020 7647 3093

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