Our People

Grant Styles

Operations Director

Grant has been employed by Erith for over 10 years in a variety of roles including Contract/Project Manager and now as the company’s Operations Directors within the Regional Demolition Division.  His responsibilities include: managing demolition contracts from tender stage through to practical completion, dealing with costs, timescale and programme.  Grant is a member of the Institute of Demolition Engineers.

Declan Cogley

Operations Director

Declan Cogley has been employed by Erith for over 4 years and is responsible for the operational delivery of the infrastructure division.  Declan has been involved in groundworks and civils for the majority of his career and has experience in both commercial and operational management for residential developments, infrastructure, commercial and industrial projects, fast track retail schemes, leisure centres, hotels, airports and rail industry works.

Stuart Accleton

Operations Director

Stuart has been employed at Erith since 2002, having started within the Health & Safety Department and working his way up to Group H&S Director, before being appointed as Operations Director within Erith’s London Demolition Division. Stuart has lead pre bid delivery teams, acted as Contracts Manger on a number of demolition and asbestos projects, been responsible for agreeing valuations, final accounts and overall responsibility for project delivery.

Stuart is a Fellow of the Institute of Demolition Engineers and acts as an elected Council of Management Member holding the position of Honorary Treasurer of the Institute.

Raj Patel

Operations Director

Raj has been employed in a number of roles within the Group, including; Quality Manager, Contracts Manager Operations Manager and now Operations Director. Raj has extensive experience within the construction industry with the majority of it lying firmly within large scale infrastructure and remediation schemes which include bulk earthworks and material treatment.

Simon Frost

Operations Director

Simon has been employed by Erith for over 15 years initially as a Contracts Manager and since 2008 as an Associate Director and now sits as the Remediation Division’s Operational Director. Over the course of this time Simon has worked on nearly 150 projects across a Nationwide Scale in locations as diverse as Penzance, The Isle of Wight, Folkestone, Central London and Cwmbran in Wales.

Primarily, Simon is now responsible for the operational delivery of remediation and bulk earthworks of brownfield sites.

Ross Darsey

Operations Director

Ross has been with the group for over 10 years with the majority of his time with the group laying firmly within the asbestos division. In 2009 Ross was promoted to Contracts Manager gaining responsibility for estimating and commercial management of a number of large scale projects including frameworks agreements and term contracts.