Tanfield Group PLC
30 January 2006

                Tanfield Group plc (Tanfield" or the "Company")

                            Director's Shareholding

Tanfield today announces that non-executive director, Mr John Bridge purchased
10,000 ordinary shares at 20.175 per share in the Company on the 25 January
2006. John Bridge is interested in 27,541 ordinary shares in Tanfield,
representing 0.014 per cent. of the issued share capital of the Company.


Roy Stanley, Group Executive

Tanfield Group plc Tel: 01207 521111

Ruari McGirr

Daniel Stewart & Co plc Tel: 020 7776 6550

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