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

July 12, 2018

Erith’s gasholder demolition works at Old Kent Road has recently received a Performance Beyond Compliance award from the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS). This outstanding achievement demonstrates Erith’s ongoing commitment to go above and beyond the call ...

July 11, 2018
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Last month saw Erith storm to victory in Multiplex’s annual 7-a-side charity football tournament. Hosted at the Hackney Marshes Centre in London, the tournament was supported by locals, colleagues and clients alike. Erith have participated in ...


Erith are pleased to announce the commencement of works at the Hollinwood gasholder site in Oldham. The start of the gasholder demolition process marks a significant milestone in the regeneration of Hollinwood Junction, which faced ...

June 27, 2018

Erith are proud to announce that our in-house Engineering and Design team, Swanton Consulting Limited, have been shortlisted for the Temporary Works Initiative of the Year (Building) Award at the British Construction Industry Awards 2018. Swanton ...

June 19, 2018

We have successfully retained the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) Gold accreditation for a fifth consecutive year across our haulage operations. This prestigious accreditation, known as the go-to industry benchmark forms part of our ongoing strategy ...

May 23, 2018

We are delighted to announce the successful retention of our Silver accreditation under the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) for a fifth consecutive year. Retaining Silver demonstrates our policy of continuous improvement and confirms the ...


Featured Project


Nine Elms – Barratt London

Erith were employed by Barratt London to undertake the large scale enabling package at Nine Elms Point, which forms part of a large regeneration scheme in London. The development is…