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

November 30, 2018
CN News Specialists Awards 2019

Yesterday, Construction News released the shortlisted contractors for the 2019 CN Specialists Awards and it is with great pleasure we can announce Erith have been shortlisted for 4 awards. Following our tremendous award successes of 2018, ...

November 21, 2018
David Dasey - IDE Farewell

After two productive years residing as IDE President, David Darsey’s tenure came to an end this month. During David’s time as President, IDE Memberships have increased year-on-year, with the Institute now comprising of more dedicated, knowledgeable ...

November 19, 2018
Main picture

Last month, Erith successfully completed the removal of 91 springs and hanger rods within the Reactor structures at Bradwell Power Station.  This highly complex project required an extremely niche skillset, as well as exceptional levels ...

November 15, 2018
Aylesbury Estate Hoarding

Earlier this month, Erith proudly unveiled the new mural on the site hoarding surrounding Plot 18 of the Aylesbury Estate.  Students from the Surrey Square Primary School teamed up with Notting Hill Genesis to design ...

November 9, 2018
World Demo Awards 2018 v2

Last night saw Erith emerge triumphant at the 10th annual World Demolition Awards.  Organised by D&Ri and hosted for the first time in Dublin, Ireland, the evening showcased the outstanding demolition work undertaken in the ...

October 10, 2018
Grenfell Football Article pic

Erith were extremely proud to have been the Main Event Sponsor for the FA Women’s National League Trophy back in August. The event, held annually, selects a different Charity to support each year, with all proceeds ...


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