An introduction to Erith

The Erith Group is a family run, employee owned trust, founded in 1967 by Tom Darsey. The company’s ethos then, as it is today, is one of quality of service and client satisfaction. Since its formation the company has grown to form a Group comprising: Erith Holdings Ltd; Erith Contractors Ltd; Erith Haulage Ltd; Erith Plant Services; Erith Training Services and Swanton Consulting Ltd.

Our primary business is to service the construction and related industries through its Enabling Services comprising of demolition, asbestos removal, remediation, earthworks, infrastructure, basement reconstructions, waste recycling and haulage.

Erith have the ability and expertise to provide ‘a tailor made one stop shop service’ or a ‘specific single service’ contractual agreement for its clients. Erith Group is committed to long term client partnerships, a central feature of which is the provision of a high quality service for all its clients using a multi-disciplined, skill based approach. The service is tailored to the specifi­c issues and problems of each client.

Latest News

March 9, 2018

Leaders from across our industry came together last night at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, for the Construction News Specialist Awards. It proved a successful event for the Erith Group, as we were recognised with the ...

March 8, 2018

The Erith Group continue to break new ground in the demolition industry for 2018, following on from a 2017 that saw us rise to occupy the position of the World’s third largest demolition contractor and ...


The Erith Group are pleased to announce the achievement of UKAS accreditation for a number of our testing and inspection services. Through Swantest, the Group’s in-house specialist providers in this area, we can verify compliance ...

January 15, 2018

Building upon our planned and sustained growth last year, Erith have started 2018 with a substantial investment in technologically advanced plant equipment. Combined with our robust range of existing equipment, we intend to continue our ...

November 22, 2017

Today at 08:15am, the Erith Group carried out the controlled demolition, using explosive techniques, of three heat recovery steam generators, their chimneys and drum houses at Killingholme A Power station. The heat recovery steam generators and ...

November 16, 2017

The finalists for the Construction News Awards 2018 have been announced, with the Erith Group receiving a remarkable 6 nominations from 6 award entries. Our performance has been recognised in the following categories: Demolition Specialist of the ...


Featured Project


Nine Elms – Barratt London

Erith were employed by Barratt London to undertake the large scale enabling package at Nine Elms Point, which forms part of a large regeneration scheme in London. The development is…