Mitchells & Butlers PLC 16 August 2005 Mitchells & Butlers plc Notice of Pre-Close Trading Update Mitchells & Butlers will be releasing its pre-close trading update for the year ending 1 October 2005 on Tuesday 27 September 2005. -ends- For further information please contact: Erik Castenskiold 0121 498 4907 Investor Relations erik.castenskiold@mbplc.com This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange