Osborne & Little

Purchase of Own Shares

Osborne & Little PLC
28 July 2000


                     Osborne & Little plc (the 'Company')

On  28  July  2000  Osborne & Little plc bought back  23,000  ordinary  shares
(representing  0.37  per cent. of the issued ordinary  share  capital  of  the
Company) at a price of 455p per share.  Following the buy back, there will  be
6,132,965 ordinary shares in issue.