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

May 12, 2017

Erith are delighted to announce success at the ‘2017 National Grid Property Awards’; scooping both the Best Large Project and Documentation Awards. The awards ceremony, which was hosted in the Hilton Hotel, Bankside in London, ...

May 4, 2017

Following an extensive procurement process, Erith are proud to announce being successfully appointed as framework contractors for both Northern Gas Networks (NGN), National Grid (NG) and Grain LNG respectively.  NGN Holder Demolition NGN provide gas to 2.7 million consumers ...


Erith's training division, Erith Training Services Ltd (ETS), have been established for some 18 months and, with a team of five in-house instructors and assessors, have become integral in raising standards across the business. To ...

April 26, 2017

Following the festive Easter period, Erith returned to work to join the industry in the UK’s largest ever “safety stand-up event”.  The stand-up is part of the public commitments for companies signing up to a ...


Erith are proud to announce that James Hiom, the Group’s HSEQ Director, has been appointed to serve the Institutional Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) committee. As a committee member James now has a direct impact on ...

April 12, 2017

Erith are proud to be the recipient of a Silver RoSPA Health and Safety Award, an annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents. Erith will be presented with the award during ...


Featured Project


Eland House – Tishman Speyer Properties

In September 2014 Erith Contractors Ltd were awarded the contract to soft strip, defenestrate and partially demolish Eland House in Bressenden Place, London SW1. Erith won the project by demonstrating…