Retaining Walls

The materials and construction methods of retaining walls that are chosen are dependent on the site topography, soil types, the client's requirements and local rules and regulations.

Brick Retaining Walls

brickwall Brick retaining walls are probably the most traditional type of retaining wall.

Log Retaining Walls

logwall Log retaining walls are generally used in clay areas that are accessible by bobcat or drilling rig.

Stone Retaining Walls

stonewall Stone walls have proportions similar to that of brick but usually look more attractive in a garden situation.

Crib Retaining Walls

cribwall Crib retaining walls are built up using cells made of either timber or concrete and then filled using soil or gravel. These walls are an economical solution for building larger retaining walls that must support large loads above them.

Blockwork Retaining Walls

blockwall Blockwork retaining walls are extremely useful to build higher wall heights up to 2.8m and often are used on boundaries between properties.

Reinforced Earth Retaining Walls

reinforcedearth Reinforced Earth retaining walls require minimal footings and suit situations where levels are being raised by placing fill such as in roadway construction.

Interlocking Block Retaining Walls

interlockingwall Interlocking block retaining walls are generally used in a garden situation with retained heights of less than 1.2m. Numerous manufacturers such as BORAL make interlocking block masonry wall units suitable for most garden designs.