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

February 10, 2017

Erith commenced demolition on Westferry Printworks earlier today – the 15-acre waterside residential scheme. The former printworks, which was once the engine room for publications such as the Daily Telegraph and the Daily Express, is ...

December 15, 2016

Erith are pleased to announce the renewal of our 3-year asbestos removal license. The renewal comes as a direct result of a lengthy and stringent auditing process carried out by the Health and Safety Executive ...

December 14, 2016

The Directors and staff of the Erith Group would like to wish all those visiting our website a Merry Xmas and a Prosperous New Year. In lieu of sending Christmas cards, once again we shall be ...

November 24, 2016

The 40th AGM and awards ceremony for the Institute of Demolition Engineers (IDE) proved a successful evening for Erith Group. The Royal Institute of British Architects in London was the venue for the inauguration of ...

November 18, 2016

The shortlist for the 2017 Construction News Specialist Awards has been announced, with Erith Group receiving nominations in five prestigious categories: Project of the year (sub-contract over £2m) – Erith’s delivery of the strip-out, asbestos removal, ...

October 24, 2016

Erith are delighted to announce that Tony Darsey, Managing Director of The Erith Group, has received an ARCA ‘Service to the Industry’ Award at ARCA’s most recent AGM. This prestigious award recognises Tony’s dedication and ...


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…