Osborne & Little

Purchase of Own Securities

Osborne & Little PLC
27 September 2000


                     Osborne & Little plc (the 'Company')

On  26  September 2000 Osborne & Little plc bought back 20,000 ordinary shares
(representing  0.33  per cent. of the issued ordinary  share  capital  of  the
Company) at a price of 460p per share.  Following the buy back, there will  be
6,112,965 ordinary shares in issue.

27 September 2000