While the main purpose of a retaining wall is to hold back soil and earth from spreading, there is also a more decorative and functional purpose. A retaining wall can increase the amount of usable land on your property whether you want to additional space for a BBQ or children’s play area or create terraced gardens for visual interest.

When a retaining wall can be useful:

  • Holding soil back after excavation for a swimming pool
  • Turning sloping land into usable outdoor spaces
  • For carports, garages or granny flats that rest at the top of a slope
  • To tidy up ground that has come loose or slipped away due to the weather or an earthquake