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 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

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 ...

November 6, 2017

Erith are pleased to announce the achievement of the ARCA Gold Site Audit Award for 2017. Within a three-year auditing period, we have accomplished a benchmark grade A for performance, averaged over six inspections. ARCA audited ...

November 3, 2017

Last night’s ceremony proved a hugely successful event for the Erith Group, as we were successful in a remarkable four of the prestigious categories we were nominated in. Industry leaders from across the globe came together ...

October 6, 2017

Our continued growth over the past year has been recognised within the latest Grant Thornton Top Track 250 listings, published by The Sunday Times. This list records the UK’s top-performing private mid-market companies, with positions based ...

September 20, 2017

As part of the revised ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 standards, Erith recently underwent a transitional audit to verify our compliance to these new industry benchmarks. We are pleased to announce that through our robust management ...


Featured Project


Shrewsbury Silo – English Heritage

The Shrewsbury Silo was constructed in the 1950’s with the site occupying a 1797 mill – the first iron framed building of its kind. Employed by English Heritage, Erith undertook…