An example of a stone retaining wall

Proportions are similar to brick but usually look more attractive in a garden situation.  Concrete footings generally are not necessary when the base is excavated in firm, natural ground therefore saving on the footing costs.

This wall type is most suitable for retained heights less than 1.2m.  However, walls up to 2.4m height have been designed on many occasions.

In any case, whenever a designer of a building needs advice on the best solution for retaining walls, please contact Kneebone & Beretta Group on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and an engineer will get back for your assistance.