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Retaining Walls

Retaining Walls:

Designer Landscapes & Paving specialise in all types of retaining walls. Retaining walls are major components within a landscape and has the ability to completely transform an outdoor space and dramatically increase the usable area. A retaining wall can providing additional outdoor entertaining areas or even allowing extensions to existing buildings. Designer Landscapes & Paving have been building and replacing retaining walls for over 25 years.

Below are some popular types of retaining walls:

Concrete Retaining Walls: If you need to retain a large volume of earth, concrete retaining walls are most likely the best option. Constructed with concrete block they can be reinforced with steel bars and core-filled with concrete. Stone cladding can be added to a concrete block retaining walls to create a beautiful landscaping feature.

Andstone Retaining Walls: A solid natural sandstone retaining wall is a beautiful classic feature and can make a great retaining wall solution.

Timber Retaining Walls: Railway sleepers, treated pine and some Australian hardwoods are suitable for retaining walls. Timber may not be your best long-term solution, though, since all timber is subject to decay over time.

Brick Retaining Walls: Brick is a good choice for small garden edging but does not retain large lateral earth pressures.