How We Work At Retain

We are proud to say that we have over 30 years experience in designing and building retaining wall solutions for our valued clients across the UK and Ireland. At Retain, we value long-term relationships and our team works hard to ensure that we not only meet your needs, but build a long term partnership that benefits us both. 

Our long-standing experience in retaining walls has given us the knowledge and skills to oversee your retaining wall project from inception to completion and we prefer, where possible to be involved at all stages of the process. We call this “Full Cycle Involvement”. 

We Aim For Cost Certainty 

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We spend time working with you to explore all possible retaining wall solutions for your project. We work on the specifics in order to determine a project budget that you wish to work with.

At this stage we explore retaining wall solutions to find the best fit for your project needs. We work closely with you to determine a contract price.

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We source your chosen retaining wall products. We ensure a tight control over quantities and focus on contract agreements.

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Experienced squads & foremen you can trust. We complete to the satisfaction of all parties

Our Process Leads To Cost Certainty 

Our Retaining Wall Process

1. Identify Retaining Wall Project Needs

“The Start Of Our Relationship”


  • Review your drawings & soils information

  • Determine approx maximum height and length of required retaining wall solution

  • Canvas suitable retaining wall systems from our range to suit your needs

  • Gain an understanding of the site conditions


2. Design of Retaining Wall System

“The best design that suits YOUR needs


  • Over 30 years of experience in the design, supply and installation of retaining walls

  • Clarity that chartered engineers bring

  • Review for value engineering options

  • Analysis of ground conditions and surcharge loading

  • Assessment of the potential for recycled aggregate

  • Preparation a fully indemnified design

  • Preparation of construction drawings


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3. Supply of Retaining Wall

“Our control means no wastage”


  • Use of market leading systems: not tied to one manufacturer

  • Supply from stock or expedited manufacture (if needed)

  • Timely delivery

  • One stop shop ensures accurate quantities


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4. Installation of your retaining wall project

“An Invoice price with no surprises”


  • The use of experienced squads & foremen to coordinate works

  • Establish & maintain good relationships with all parties on site

  • Full cycle involvement ensures design changes, if required, are quick 

  • Completion of the work to the satisfaction of all interested parties

  • Provision of an as-built drawing

  • Supply of an operation & maintenance manual


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