Block Walls

Blocks Walls Concrete retaining block walls are ideal for building soil retaining walls in a mix of contemporary colours and textures.

Block Walls can be used to reclaiming sloped land, level a yard reducing erosion and even creating feature garden walls, planter boxes and veggie patches. Concrete blocks come in a selection of contemporary colour and textures creating impressive landscapes that are durable with lasting appeal. Masonry blocks are ideal for building structural retaining walls. Retaining Walls Canberra is your local contractor in the supply and construction of retaining block walls. Our clients are home owners, renovators and construction companies with a property interests in Canberra.

Block wallsConcrete retaining block walls.

  • Retaining walls 400mm and above must have a footing
  • Footings – Compacted base or concrete
  • 200mm wide of aggregate behind wall for drainage
  • Drainage line behind wall (agi line)
  • Interlocked or mortared blocks
  • Mortared or glued capping blocks

Retaining Block Walls under 800mm in height.

  • Walls up to 400mm high bedded on 70mm of mortar
  •  Retaining walls up to 800mm are on a compacted road base footing and bedded on 70mm of mortar.
  • On slopping ground block walls use a concrete footings and blocks bedded on 70mm of mortar.
  • Engineered walls.

Retaining Block Walls over 800mm:

  • Engineered blocks
  • Engineered walls 
  • Retaining walls above 800mm in hight are on a concrete footing.
  • Concrete footing the first blocks are bedded on 20mm of mortar.
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