WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 6-K

                        REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
                      PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 or 15d-16 OF
                       THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

                                For July 04, 2005

                                    BUNZL PLC
             (Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

                 (Jurisdiction of incorporation or organisation)

                         110 Park Street, London W1K 6NX
                    (Address of principal executive offices)


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1.  Press release dated July 04, 2005  -  Acquisition

                        BUNZL EXPANDS IN CENTRAL EUROPE

Bunzl plc, the international distribution and outsourcing Group, today announces
that it has acquired Tecep France SAS and its subsidiaries. Tecep is a French
holding company with operations in Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania
and Poland, primarily serving the retail, foodservice, catering and food
processing markets with packaging supplies and catering and food processing

Tecep  had sales in 2004 of  EUR40.7  million.  Net  assets  at  completion  are
estimated to be EUR9.8 million.

Commenting on the acquisition, Anthony Habgood, Chairman of Bunzl, said:

"This is a significant expansion of our presence in the exciting and growing
Central European market. I am delighted to welcome the management team and all
the staff of Tecep to Bunzl."


Bunzl plc                               Finsbury
Anthony Habgood                         Roland Rudd
David Williams                          Morgan Bone
Tel: 020 7495 4950                      Tel: 020 7251 3801


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the 
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the 
undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

                                              BUNZL PLC

Date:  July 04, 2005                   By:__/s/ Anthony Habgood__

                                              Title:   Chairman

                                                                     4 July 2005