VicWalls VicWalls Victorian Retaining Wall Design & Construction Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:19:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Retaining Wall Contractors Melbourne Thu, 19 Jul 2012 04:19:11 +0000 VicWalls Pty Ltd service the Melbourne Metropolitan and surrounding areas. We provide certified engineering and professional construction services for large commercial projects to small single homes.


Retaining Wall Contractors Melbourne

Retaining Wall Contractors Melbourne

Request a quote and we will contact you within 1 working day to arrange a free site inspection.

Retaining Wall Engineers Melbourne

Retaining Wall Engineers Melbourne

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How retaining walls are built Tue, 10 Jul 2012 15:52:23 +0000 How to build a retaining wall demonstration video

For small retaining walls – (Provided by Anchor Wall Systems)

Equipment Required:

  • Hammer
  • Chisel
  • String
  • Drainage-Aggregate (No-Fines)
  • Carpenter’s Level
  • Gloves
  • Safety Glasses


  1. Remove lips from base layer of blocks using a chisel.
  2. Place the first blocks in the trench and verify level using Carpenter’s Level. Use hammer to adjust.
  3. Place second layer in a “Staggered Relation” – Edges of bottom layer blocks to center of next layer blocks. Pull each unit forward until the rear lip is securely in contact with the unit below.
  4. Add back-fill behind each course with drainage aggregate extending 6 inches (152cm) behind the wall.
  5. Continue building wall until desired height is reached.

Please note – Instructions and video demonstration are for education purposes only and are specific to small retaining walls less than 0.5 meters in height.

Large and complex retaining walls need certification by a registered engineer and construction using heavy machinery such as compactors.

VicWalls provides professional and certified Retaining Wall design and construction to fit any application. Contact us for a free quote and site inspection.

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Registered with NPER Thu, 05 Jul 2012 06:29:58 +0000 0 Member of Engineers Australia Thu, 05 Jul 2012 06:27:44 +0000 VicWalls engineers are professional members of Engineers Australia.

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Certified Professionals Thu, 05 Jul 2012 06:26:02 +0000 VicWalls engineers are certified building practitioners in Victoria, Queensland and Tasmania.

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VicWalls Website New Launched Sat, 16 Jun 2012 06:06:14 +0000 Welcome to VicWalls Retaining Wall Services.


Vlad Orda
Director, Construction
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