Anchors and Netting

Retaining Systems

What is a Retaining System?

The term “Retaining System” refers to the structural system that retains soil and water and prevents it from collapsing.  Many types of retaining systems exist. These include:

Slope Stabilisation

Soil & Slope stabilisation methods:

  • Embankment Stabilisation
  • Ground Retention
  • Geogrid
  • Landslide Mitigation

Read more on Soil & Slope Stabilisation


Retaining Walls

Retaining walls can be:

  • Concrete: Cast-in-situ, Precast
  • Gravity Block Structures
  • Anchored Systems
  • Gabion Baskets
  • Piled Solutions

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Soil Nailing / Ground Anchoring

Our soil nailing / ground anchoring options include:

  • Ground Anchoring systems
  • Soil Nailing
  • Shotcreting
  • Rock Netting

More on Soil Nailing


Selecting whether a retaining wall or soil nailing is required as a retaining system depends on a wide range of factors such as:

  • Economical
  • Soil conditions
  • Protection of adjacent structures
  • Ease of construction
  • Environmental issues

Contact us for Retaining Systems

If you are in the public sector, a developer or a contractor, and you are considering working with us in relation to retaining systems like retaining walls and slope stabilisation, contact us in our Dublin office on 01 6310300 or in our Cork office on 021 4345999.