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

September 20, 2018
Mayor of Hackney visits Pedro Street

An Erith Contractors site in East London welcomed an important visitor recently, with the Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville, attending the Pedro Street Boiler House Demolition Project. Mr Glanville, keen to keep abreast of developments, was ...

September 4, 2018

Last month saw two of our demolition apprentices complete their training to become fully qualified demolition operatives. Afeez Bashiru and Harry Tetsill are currently involved with the regeneration scheme at the Aylesbury Estate in South London.  ...

September 3, 2018
World Demolition Awards

It is with tremendous pleasure that we can announce that Erith have made the shortlist for 5 World Demolition Awards this year. Erith submitted nomination applications for 5 prestigious award categories.  The outstanding work our employees ...

August 30, 2018

Erith are pleased to announce Adam Marshall, General Manager of the Asbestos Removal division was promoted to Operations Director on Wednesday 22nd August 2018.  Adam joined Erith 15 years ago as an asbestos removal operative ...

August 29, 2018
Tinbergen Building, Oxford

Earlier this month, Erith Contractors arrived in the university town of Oxford to begin the extensive asbestos removal works of the Tinbergen Building. In February of 2018, the University of Oxford announced the closure of the ...

August 10, 2018

Erith Contractors have begun the demolition process of the South Oxfordshire District Council office building in Crowmarsh.  The office was one of three buildings targeted in a series of arson attacks in 2015, causing an ...


Featured Project


79 Camden Road

Erith were employed by Barratt London to carry out the demolition of a former 6 storey government office building in Camden, London. Surrounded by 4 conservation areas, the building is situated among a…