Unbrako’s range of high quality precast concrete products includes a range of bolt down retaining wall units.
Our L-shape concrete retaining walls are manufactured to BS EN 13369:2013, and designed to last between 50 and 100 years.
They are the perfect solution for soil retention in construction or the deployment of robust storage bays.
One of four main retaining wall types, comprising gravity walls, embedded and reinforced walls, cantilever wall systems rely on their base to cope with vertical stress behind it.
Their design enables them to stand alone, with lateral earth pressure from the soil mass helping maintain stability and preventing the constructed wall from sliding or falling over.
Our L-shape cantilever retaining wall units are made from Cement Type CEM I. This precast element has 28-day compressive strength C45/55 and exposure class XD2, which can be altered as required.
Our cantilever walls are designed to retain material up to 18Kn/m³ and AoR 30° or an additional 10Kn/m³, with manufacturing tolerances based on BS EN 13369:2013 and BS EN 13670:2009.
Once built, an L-shaped retaining wall is suitable for construction heights of up to five metres without requiring additional support, despite taking up relatively small amounts of space.
The L-shape concrete blocks are fixed to a reinforced concrete strip or foundation, eliminating the need for steel RSJs, columns or other frames and structures, reducing outlay without compromising quality.
Our cantilever retaining walls are available in 1000mm or 2000mm widths across a variety of sizes and specifications, including single and double load, and tapered, depending on your project needs. They have a 45mm nominal cover as standard with steel reinforcements to BS4449-05 (Grade B500B).
The main benefit of the L shaped cantilever retaining walls is how quickly they can be installed. A three-man team can easily deploy 50 linear metres of retaining wall per day, sometimes more.
We supply fixing kits and utilise a quick-set resin anchor system, enabling the reinforced concrete walls to be constructed faster than in-situ pours of retaining walls.
Precast concrete is a strong and durable material that can withstand heavy soil loads and take whatever nature throws at it. Our retaining walls can last for decades with little or no maintenance.
Our L-shape retaining walls are easy and fast to install. Wire ropes with thimble eyes and a certified lifting pin, while a two to three-man and machine team can deploy 50 linear metres of wall per day. The kits also include fast-acting resins, enabling the retaining wall to be used sooner when compared to other methods.
Unlike other retaining wall products, our precast, concrete L-shape cantilever walls require little maintenance.
Our cantilever retaining walls can be tailored and customised to meet the specific needs of any project. We manufacture them in a variety of sizes and shapes to match your space and design requirements. As well as offering single and double load options, toes can be tapered to offer corners and extreme radius. Talk to our team about your particular needs.
Unbrako’s range of precast concrete L-shape retaining walls are a cost-effective solution. Compared to in-situ pouring, our cantilever retaining walls require less time, labour and material costs.
Each precast retaining wall will require a reinforced concrete foundation which should be determined by a qualified engineer.
The lifting of each precast element during installation of the wall structure must be supervised by a qualified person to ensure safety at all times.
Our L-shape precast concrete retaining wall blocks start from £100 each, and we can arrange delivery and offload at a location to suit you – Contact Us
Chains / straps to be provided by others and lift to be supervised by qualified person
The benefits of using precast concrete bolt down L-shape retaining walls include:
Durability: Precast concrete is a strong and durable material that can withstand the forces of nature and heavy loads. This means that precast concrete bolt down L-shape retaining walls can last for decades with little maintenance.
Speed: Precast concrete bolt down L-shape retaining walls are quick and easy to install. With pin anchor lifting points allowing quick connection to lifting shackles and chains, a 2 man and machine team could easily install 50 linear metres of wall per day. The bolt down kits utilise resins which are fast to go off so the walls are fit for use earlier than other methods.
Low maintenance: Unlike other retaining wall options, precast concrete bolt down L-shape retaining walls require little maintenance.
Customisable: Precast concrete bolt down L-shape retaining walls can be customized to suit the specific needs of the project. They can be made in a variety of sizes and shapes to fit the space and design requirements. Toes can be tapered to offer corners and extreme radius aswell as having both single and double load options
Cost-effective: Precast concrete bolt down L-shape retaining walls are a cost-effective solution as they reduce the time, labour and material costs associated with pouring in-situ