Recent Retaining Wall Projects
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This property in Ascot Vale had a two level retaining wall built below proper specification which began falling withing months of construction. We built a wall behind the existing walls that required drilling into basalt to get to necessary depth and using galvanised steel universal columns to support the sleeper retaining walls.
This property in Doreen, north east Melbourne, required retaining walls on 3 boundary sides of their property, including a 20 meter section at 1.6 meters high.
The Doncaster City Council required four sandstone rock retaining walls to be constructed, with a particularly large rock retaining wall to be built alongside the bowling greens to prevent slumping and potential destruction of the bowling greens.
This granite rock retaining wall in Frankston, south of Melbourne, had been built to thin and was likely to collapse. To get it up to engineering standards be dug deep behind the wall and strengthened it with steel reinforced concrete.
This driveway in Greensborough, east of Melbourne, was poorly retained and foundation materials were falling out. We built this stepped sleeper retaining wall, as well as underpinning the driveway in a susceptible area with a concrete block. The retaining wall was filled and compacted to prevent further risk to the driveway of collapse and the [...]
This redgum retaining wall in Harkaway, east of Melbourne had been damaged during a storm induced tree fall, and also a couple of other posts were leaning due to an insufficient concrete base. We took down parts of the wall and replaced 3 posts with significantly stronger bases.
These steep driveway in Highton needed a rotting redgum retaining wall to be replaced with a long life steel post based retaining wall. We removed the original wall and built a stepped pine sleeper retaining wall.
This Highton home, west of Geelong was totally landscaped by us, including the building of a core filled double brick based, random rock retaining wall with caps, creating a very attractive lower back yard entertainment area.
This hundred year old bluestone retaining wall at the front of a classic style Melbourne terrace home was falling away from the house and needed repair. We took the original wall down and rebuilt it using mostly the original bluestone blocks.
This sleeper retaining wall in Manna Gum Rd, Pakenham, east of Melbourne is about 25 meters long with a stepped return at the rear yard.
Yellow Gum Rd, Pakenham treated pine sleeper retaining wall. Built along and existing concrete driveway, this retaining wall steps in 200mm increments using back to back hot tip galvanized steel C sections.
Sandstone rock retaining wall built along the main street of Park Orchards. This rock retaining wall has a gentle curve, creating quite a challenge for setting string lines.
The double render brick retaining wall in Ringwood, East of Melbourne, was built on a concrete footing with steel reo rods protruding for concrete core filling. This wall was capped and rendered after these photos were taken.
This steeply sloping backyard was barely usable before we extended the accessible area by building a retaining wall around the fence line. This allowed us to level the area and cover it with paving, lawn, toppings and a paved pathway.
This attractive garden retaining wall provided protection for the pathway to the front door as well and a edge to meet levels with the garden and lawn for a more attractive front yard. Lansdcaping was part of the project. The wall is a sandstone random rock wall.
Steel post and treated pine 200 x 75 sleeper retaining wall built in the Jan Juc area of Torquay, south of Geelong. This retaining wall, about 35 meters long, surrounds 3 sides of the home with a stepped retained section leading to the upper level of the back yard. The site was excavated to increase [...]
Steel post with pine sleeper retaining wall built around this home in Wallan, north of Melbourne. Note the retained steps that allow passage to the upper level.
Galvanized steel post and treated pine sleeper retaining walls built at the front and back of this Waurn Ponds home in Geelong. Landscaping was part of the project with garden edging, lawn and bark chips.
This random rock retaining wall in Wye River on the surf coast required repair.
This 51 meter concrete sleeper retaining wall was required to prevent soil run off into a bus stop station. Safety issues for this public place were a high priority and the wall design minimizes the opportunities for for potential mishaps. Note that the wall starts low to the ground at the footpath entrance area and [...]
To meet improved access requirements, 2 new access pathways were required using bluestone rock retaining walls. Check some of our construction and finished product photos below. Note the finished pointing of the mortar to give an attractive final appearance. Click on images in the Gallery!
A feature random rock wall with steps which provides a retaining wall for a sloping backyard overlooking the Barrabool Hills.
Retaining wall project between housed on a sloping block in Fairhaven, near Anglesea. This pine sleeper wall, held by concrete supported galvanized steel posts provided and effective and attractive retaining wall and side pathway to the home. Note timber above steel post corners for safety and aesthetics!