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

July 20, 2016

The Erith Group are proud to announce another momentous six months for the business, from a diverse range of secured high profile projects, through to expansion in fleet, employment and training. Steve Darsey, Chairman of the ...


Erith are delighted to have supported CL:AIRE (Contaminated Land Application in Real Environment)  with the publication of industry guidance on managing and working with asbestos in soil, construction and demolition materials – also known as ...

July 13, 2016

Erith have joined forces with charitable initiative, Passion Project, the National Federation of Demolition Contractors and the Institute of Demolition Engineers, to deliver a new standard in demolition apprenticeships - addressing the industry’s growing skills ...

July 8, 2016

The Erith Group, fielded a team to take part in Brookfield Multiplex’s annual 7-a-side football tournament with Willow and Chickenshed the charities of choice. The community spirited tournament welcomed staff, clients and sub-contractor with an ...

July 5, 2016

Erith are delighted that after three successful years on National Grid’s Gas Holder Dismantling Framework, the agreement has been extended a further year. The framework encompasses the provision of gasholder dismantling, infilling and specialist demolition ...

June 2, 2016
Better Society updated LL

Erith are delighted to report Land Securities’ recent success at the 2016 Better Society Awards which was held at the Millennium Hotel in Mayfair. Tying together the prosperity of society and business, Land Securities were ...


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…