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Trinity Mirror PLC
18 November 2003

                                   SCHEDULE 5

                        BLOCKLISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN



To:  Listing Applications
UK Listing Authority
Financial Services Authority
25, The North Colonnade
Canary Wharf
London, E14 5HS





               Please ensure the entries on this return are typed



1. Name of company


Trinity Mirror plc




2. Name of scheme


Trinity Mirror plc Savings Related Share Option Scheme



3. Period of return:


From      1st August 2002                            To     31st January 2003



4. Number and class of shares(s) (amount of stock / debt security) not issued
under scheme


268,648



5. Number of shares issued / allotted under scheme during period:


38,375



6. Balance under scheme not yet issued / allotted at end of period


230,273



7. Number and class of share(s) (amount of stock / debt securities) originally
listed and the date of admission;


350,000 Ordinary Shares of 10 pence - 21.02.02



Please confirm total number of shares in issue at the end of the period in order
for us to update our records


291,728,230



Contact for queries


Name             Lorraine Harris


Address          One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AP


Telephone        020 7293 3281



Person making the return


Name             Lorraine Harris



Position         Assistant Company Secretary


Signature



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