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Ashford's Earth Retaining Structure Experts


Working across Ashford, Kent and the rest of the UK, we specialise in the provision and application of earth retaining structures at a variety of construction projects.

Perfect for a number of different construction projects across Ashford, our modern earth retaining structures provide structural confidence while adding an aesthetically pleasing environment in the process. It is also possible to combine them with other construction processes to suit a range of ground conditions and site requirements too. 

Our experienced and highly skilled team methodically apply any earth retaining structure option. Paying close attention to sustainability and long-term durability, we specialise in maximising developable space and are able to dovetail our retaining structure services with other forms of piling and ground stabilisation services. 

So if you're based in Ashford, or the surrounding region, call us today on 08081 786 574 to arrange your no obligation quotation at your convenience.

Choose from our wide range of retaining structure options

As you would expect from one of Ashford's leading earth retaining structure companies, we offer an extensive range of services; covering everything from reinforced soil walls and retaining structures to gravity walls and gabion mesh walls. Our full range, provided by our experienced team, includes:

Gravity Walls

Some of the most classic retaining wall structures on the market, our gravity walls are a highly effective and reliable option for any construction project in Ashford. Made from mortarless stone, concrete cribs or masonry units, our gravity walls rely on gravity and a 'batter' setback that leans the structure into the soil that is to be retained. These walls are then filled with free draining stone, before being supplemented and further strengthened by installations such as soil nailing.  

Crib Walls

One of the oldest styles of gravity wall systems available, crib walls are a very effective yet simple way of stabilising slopes. Designed and manufactured to wrap around and accommodate even the most difficult and unique of curvatures of the surrounding landscape, crib walls offer reliable and exceptional support and expert slope stabilisation at all times.  

Reinforced Soil Walls

Often a more viable alternative to the more traditional retaining wall options on the market, our reinforced soil walls can offer substantial savings in both system cost and construction time. In addition, they also offer incredible versatility, making them a great option for any Ashford construction project. As one of Kent's leading ground engineering companies, we specialise in the design and application of many different reinforced soil wall systems that utilise a combination of soil reinforcement geogrids that are securely connected to facing units. These include dry laid concrete modular facing blocks. 

Gabion Mesh Walls

Made from wire mesh boxes and filled with either a combination of topsoil and stone or rough cut quarried stone, our rock gabions are a great way of promoting vegetative growth. Designed for full durability and support, our mesh cages and rough stonework form a containment system, where the horizontal component of the self weight of the filled rock gabions act against shear and overturning forces. Our gabion mesh walls are ideal where erosion is a major consideration in stream bank situations. 

So if you're based in Ashford, Kent, or anywhere else across the UK, and need durable, attractive and high quality retaining structures and slope stabilisation options, speak to the specialists here at Geolex today. Call us on 08081 786 574 to arrange your no obligation quotation at your convenience.