Johnston Group PLC

Directorate Change

Johnston Group PLC
12 November 2004


12 November 2004


                  JOHNSTON GROUP PLC: APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTORS


Johnston Group PLC announces that Colin Vaughan McLeod and John Barlow, both of
whom are directors of Ennstone plc and its subsidiaries, have been appointed to
the Board as Executive Directors, with immediate effect, to oversee the
integration of the two companies.

Name                  Current Directorships             Past Directorships

Colin Vaughan McLeod  BEAR Scotland Ltd                 Cambury Investments plc
                      Enneurope plc                     Ennemix plc
                      EPTW Investments Ltd              Hafod Quarries Ltd
                      (and subsidiaries)
                      J. Enness & Co. Ltd
                      Pontylue Development Co. Ltd
                      Quarry Products Association Ltd
                      Safeplay Ltd
                      Southfield Developments (1995) Ltd

John Barlow           Aldwych Nominees Ltd              BEAR Scotland Ltd
                      Enneurope plc                     Voyager 2000 plc
                      Mainquest Ltd


Save those listed above, there are no other items requiring disclosure under
paragraphs (b) to (g) of Rule 6 F 2 of The Listing Rules.


For further information:


James Johnston
Johnston Group PLC
Tel: 01737 242 466


Lulu Bridges
Tavistock Communications
Tel: 020 7920 3150




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