Specialists in any kind of retaining wall design or installation
Decorton Retaining Systems Pty (Ltd) is owned and managed by Jeremy Leighton and SP van Blerk. Since our establishment in 1992, we have been a leading service provider in an array of retaining system solutions – in the commercial, industrial and residential sectors. Some of the local retaining structures and projects that we are best known for include Green Point Stadium, V&A Waterfront, Tygervalley Waterfront, Helderberg Village, several Cape wine estates, and many more. You will find us in Klapmuts, Paarl, but our services are available to clients across the Cape surrounds, including the Northern and Southern suburbs.
Along with our team of trusted employees, we are known for superior installations of any kind of retaining wall design, for both domestic and industrial clients. We deploy only the best retaining blocks available on the market, ensuring a lasting and stable end result.
What distinguishes us in the industry is our expert knowledge of all local terrains, allowing us to complete even the most challenging installations! Whether it is steep slopes, terrains with difficult or restricted access, coastal dunes, waterlogged clay, areas with poor drainage, river banks or storm water outlet erosion – we have the knowledge and experience to develop a lasting and effective retaining solution.
Our team consists of experts in the industry and we make sure that our retaining wall designs and installations are completed in adherence to local standards and regulations. By only making use of the best possible materials, we provide clients with effective and lasting retaining solutions.
The retaining wall blocks we use have been tested by independent geotechnical engineers and the strength and integrity of the products have been verified. Some of the stand-out qualities that can be expected from our installations include a superb holding capacity, adaptability, plantability and versatility. Our installations are also environmentally sensitive and most of the products that we use were manufactured, as far as possible, from recyclable materials.
As registered and active members of the Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA), the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), and four times national, regional and premier award winners of the CMA Awards for Excellence Competition, our clients can be sure to trust our service expertise and advice.
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What the Decorton team offers:
As expert retaining wall contractors, our range of services at Decorton include the complete design of custom retaining solutions, as well as the supply and installation of the following industry-recommended products:
- Terraforce ® blocks
- Löffelstein ® blocks
- Terrace Blok ®
- Decorwall block ®
We also supply and install the DRS Biaxial Geogrid GG2020 that accompanies our retaining wall installations to provide extra strength and support to the soil, ensuring that our clients’ walls are stable and secure.
Decorton is the preferred service provider for local engineers, architects and landscapers. Our knowledge and experience allow us to partake in projects of any scope, ranging from heavy-duty retaining wall systems to noise barriers, beach access ramps and even tennis courts. We have worked on a diverse range of projects over the years and have completed an extensive range of successful installations. Therefore, clients can have complete peace of mind when entrusting their project to us, no matter the requirements.
Where are retaining walls most often used?
There are several common uses for retaining walls, both in the residential and commercial spheres. Traditionally, retaining walls simply served a practical purpose, but nowadays, with the range of application options available, they also hold aesthetic value. Domestic clients and commercial clients like wine estates and shopping centres make use of beautiful retaining features to create beautiful landscape designs.
Some of the most common applications include:
- Stairs and pavilion seating for outdoor entertainment areas.
- Garden features and embankments for landscaping purposes.
- Enclosures around pools.
- Construction of domestic driveways, regardless of how steep the slope is.
- Residential or commercial tennis courts, along with the stairs or pavilions surrounding the court.
- Industrial embankments suited for a range of industry requirements such as wine cellars, railways, freeways, water-treatment facilities, and more.
- Stairs in outdoor environments.
- Seating and pavilions at sport grounds, schools, amphitheatres etc.
No matter how difficult the terrain, you can count on the Decorton team to come up with an efficient retaining solution. We have completed a diverse range of challenging projects and are proud to say that we were part of large industrial projects such as managing the mountain slopes of Boyes Drive above Kalk Bay and Clifton’s Nettleton Road.
If you are seeking services that are trustworthy and affordable to make your retaining wall design become a reality, be sure to contact our team. Whether you are looking to install a modern-looking gabion wall on your property, or you need assistance with the layout of your driveway, you can count on us to come up with an effective – and lasting – solution!
Four times National Award Winner at the CMA Awards for Excellence Competition
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