An introduction to Erith

The Erith Group is a family business, 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 today remains a privately owned family business.

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

September 2, 2016
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Erith are pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Jack as Erith’s Regional Demolition General Manager with immediate effect. Mark’s promotion accentuates Erith’s continued growth within the demolition field and remains in line with the ...

September 1, 2016

Erith are proud to feature in this year’s CN100 list. The list contains total revenue of the UK’s 100 largest contractors. For more information, please click here.

August 29, 2016
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Held this year at the Hotel Villa Padierna Palace in Marbella and sponsored by Finning CAT, the convention included the annual half yearly business meeting. This saw Finning CAT give members a sneak preview into ...

August 15, 2016

In line with the Group’s pledge towards good causes, Erith had five runners at this year’s 2016 London Marathon team. In London’s blazing heat, Rob Williams, Natasha Nicholson, Raj Patel and Kevin Craig all completed ...

July 20, 2016

The Erith Group are proud to announce another momentous six months for the business, from a diverse range of secured high profile projects, through to expansion in fleet, employment and training. Steve Darsey, Chairman of the ...


Erith are delighted to have supported CL:AIRE (Contaminated Land Application in Real Environment)  with the publication of industry guidance on managing and working with asbestos in soil, construction and demolition materials – also known as ...


Featured Project


Project Light – Sellar Property Group

Erith have undertaken the excavation and installation of the lower basement at Project Light in Southwark, London. The site is located within a densely populated residential area surrounded by many…