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- Range of Retaining Wall Options
- Wall Heights to Suit Levels
- Temporary & Permanent Solutions
- Up to 100 Year Design Life
- Installation Service Available
Precast Flood Defence Construction
With the risk from flooding in many parts of the UK increasing year on year, the need for sustainable and cost-effective flood protection is growing. There are several construction methods which have been historically used for these types of retaining walls, sheet pilling and in-situ retaining walls. The problems with these systems, is that they can be slow and expensive. Using a precast concrete flood defence system, could help to address both of these issues.
There are a number recast retaining wall options for constructing flood protection walls. Prestressed panels and modular retaining walls can be cast up to 6m long, this significantly reduces the installation duration and number of joints to seal. Bolt-down & cast-in retaining walls can be used if there is an existing reinforced concrete foundation or if a new concrete slab needs to be poured. For fast, temporary, flood protection, concrete lego blocks and concrete barriers can also be used.
Precast concrete flood defence walls can be designed for 100-year life span. Concrete class and cover to reinforcement can be modified for exposure to salt water and sea spray. There are various options for joint sealing depending on the level of protection that is required and decorative finishes and facings can be added to the retaining wall for aesthetics.
If you are not sure which products would best suit your needs, please get in touch and one of our product experts will be happy to discuss your options and advise on the most cost-effective solution. We offer a design and installation service for precast concrete products used in the construction of flood defences, please speak to the contracts team for more information.
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We provide a full design, construction and precast concrete installation service for all of our products, enabling us to offer turnkey solutions.
Our dedicated team of structural engineers, groundworkers & precast installers have experience of delivering a wide range of construction projects and operate nationwide.