Retaining walls in short are structures that are designed to restrain and soil against a slope that it would not naturally keep to, to prevent it from losing its shape and strength. The are generally built in areas of difficult terrain and areas with slopes, for examples long winding roads would usually have retaining walls running the whole way up.
The tend to be built along roadsides, to create a pathway for the cars to pass through. Every wall supports a wedge of soil pressuring it to keep its shape. One thing that must be considered when planning and installing a retaining wall, is that the wall has proper drainage behind it to limit the amount of pressure placed on the wall and prevent it from falling.
There are many different types of retaining walls with some being: Gravity walls, Cantilevered walls, sheet piling, bored piling and anchoring. The type of wall depends upon the materials that need to be retained. We will ensure to use the perfect method to keep a lovely shape and design for your retaining wall.
A retaining wall is not only a structure for holding back soil. We can integrate it into its surroundings so that the design doesn’t stand out and look unsightly, we can build it into your garden plans for domestic clients, for commercial, we can follow your designs to ensure it all matches up. If you are looking for more information or to book another one of our services click here.