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 8, 2019
Social Value - Goodie Bags

This week, members of the Erith site team joined representatives from National Grid Property Holdings to deliver presentations about their current projects and the wider construction industry as a whole. Erith’s Gavin Craig, Site Manager for ...

March 5, 2019
Hinkley Point Pic

Erith carried out the controlled demolition of a 150-tonne overhead gantry crane this week at our Turbine Hall demolition project at Hinkley Point, working hand-in-hand with Magnox. Sitting in between the operational nuclear power station located ...

February 28, 2019
Terry Madden - Portrait 1

Erith Contractors are proud to announce today that long-term employee Terry Madden has been promoted to Operations Director. Terry has been employed within the industry for over a decade and prior to this appointment was one ...

February 27, 2019
Redcar Image 3

Erith’s industrial specialists have recently completed the successful demolition of a 90m high flare stack, making it the tallest free-standing structure ever demolished by the Erith Group. Taking place at a former ICI Petrochemical Plant at ...

February 21, 2019
David Darsey former NDTG Chairman Martin Wilson

Last week saw Erith Contractors’ Managing Director, David Darsey, voted in as Chairman of the National Demolition Training Group at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting. The NDTG has been running since the late 1970’s, with the ...

February 20, 2019
Paddington Cube image

Erith have been confirmed as the Principal Contractor for the substructure works at Paddington Cube, comprising piling, temporary works, bulk excavation and construction of a multi-level basement. Adding to our already impressive portfolio of high-profile projects ...


Featured Project


Cruiserath Transformation Project

In October 2015, Erith were awarded Phase One of the Cruiserath Site Transformation Project. Located in Dublin, Ireland, this project marked Erith’s first major international demolition works. Securing the contract was a triumph…