Erith Announces Key Appointment
- 30 March 2012
- Company & Industry News
2010 World Demolition Contractor of the Year Erith Group has announced the appointment of Paul Nurton as Pre-construction Director.
Kent-based Erith Group has underlined its commitment to its clients in the demolition, infrastructure and basement construction sectors with the appointment of the former John Doyle Construction managing director Paul Nurton. Nurton brings with him more than 35-years industry experience and is seen as a key addition to the Erith team and, in particular, to the newly formed London Division.
“Basement construction is a growth business, particularly in
Erith Group’s Managing Director David Darsey is similarly enthusiastic about the new appointment. “Erith possesses the skills to provide clients with basement construction and groundworks following the demolition process but this is very much a people business,” Darsey says.“The appointment of Paul Nurton demonstrates our commitment to that sector of the business. He is well-known and respected throughout the construction industry and brings with him a wealth of experience and contacts that will be vital for the growth of the business in general and our new
Darsey is also excited about the Pre-Construction service and in house temporary works business the group set up last year, with its first year turnover doubling expectations. Swanton Consulting now employs ten engineers, another signal of the group’s long term commitment to its clients.
“The qualities that Paul brings to team can only improve our capability in providing a single point delivery team for basements,” concludes Swanton Consulting’s Tim Lohmann.“With his depth of experience in basement construction allied with our existing strengths we believe that we are well placed to deliver innovative and efficient solutions to the challenges presented by complex substructures in an urban environment.”