Osborne & Little PLC

Purchase of Own Securities

Osborne & Little PLC
19 July 2002


                      Osborne & Little plc (the 'Company')

                           Purchase of own securities


On 19 July 2002 Osborne & Little plc bought back 72,538 ordinary shares of 5p
each ('Ordinary Shares'), representing 1.2 per cent. of the issued ordinary
share capital of the Company, at a price of 292.5p per share.  Following the buy
back, there will be 6,027,427 ordinary shares in issue.


19 July 2002



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