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

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 ...

February 12, 2019

Erith Contractor’s Managing Director, David Darsey, met with David Roberts last week to personally present two cheques to Niemann-Pick UK. The Niemann-Pick UK charity works closely with families and individuals living with Niemann-Pick and helps them ...

February 7, 2019
British Museum Article pic

Erith are currently helping the British Museum with an ambitious project; the relocation of collections from offsite storage to the recently built World Conservation and Exhibition Centre. Located in London, the centre provides the museum ...

January 9, 2019
Quarry Dewatering pic

Our earthworks and infrastructure division reached another significant milestone last week, with the removal of the two billionth litre of water from the Western Cross Lake within the Eastern Quarry Development. The Western Cross Lake, which ...

December 24, 2018
Cambridge pic 2

Erith Contractors changed the South Cambridgeshire skyline forever on Thursday with their explosive demolition event at the Barrington Cement Works. Erith successfully carried out the controlled detonation of the 62m high chimney, located at the former ...


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…