RNS Number : 9372G
Whitbread PLC
19 May 2011


In relation to the dividend for the year ended 3 March 2011, the price of a new ordinary share under the scrip dividend alternative has been set at 1641.6 pence.  This is the average of the Company's middle market closing price for the five consecutive dealing days commencing on the ex‑dividend date of 11 May 2011.

Shareholders wishing to elect to participate in the scrip dividend scheme may do so either by completing a mandate form which can be requested by telephoning 0844 855 2327 and returning it electronically through the shareholder portal at www.whitbread-shares.com or to the Company's Registrar at:

Capita Registrars

New Issues Department

The Registry

34 Beckenham Road


Kent BR3 4TU


Shareholders who hold their shares in CREST and wish to elect to participate must do so by means of CREST procedures.  All elections to participate in the scrip dividend scheme (whether by completing the mandate form or electronically) must be received by the Registrar by no later than 5.00 pm on 10 June 2011.

Please direct any enquiries to:


Capita Registrars

Tel: 0844 855 2327



This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange