PayPoint PLC

Holding(s) in Company

PayPoint PLC
20 December 2005


                   NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

        All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

     
1.   Name of company

     PAYPOINT PLC

2.   Name of shareholder having a major interest

     ARTEMIS SPECIAL SITUATIONS

3.   Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of 
     holding of the shareholder named in 2 above or in respect of a 
     non-beneficial interest or in the case of an individual holder if it is a 
     holding of that person's spouse or children under the age of 18

     AS PER 2 ABOVE


4.   Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the number 
     of shares held by each of them

     ARTEMIS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LIMITED

5.   Number of shares/amount of stock acquired



6.   Percentage of issued class


7.   Number of shares/amount of stock disposed


8.   Percentage of issued class


9.   Class of security

     ORDINARY SHARES OF 0.33 PENCE

10.  Date of transaction


11.  Date company informed

     19th DECEMBER 2005

12.  Total holding following this notification

     1,990,545

13.  Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

     2.95%

14.  Any additional information


15.  Name of contact and telephone number for queries

     SUSAN COURT - 01707 600316

16.  Name and signature of authorised company official
     responsible for making this notification

     SUSAN COURT


Date of notification 20th December 2005



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