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TERRAFORCE is a well-known and award-winning Cape Town-based company that offers interlocking concrete blocks (earth-retaining blocks) for environmentally friendly landscape retaining walls and erosion control. Is a member of the Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA) and a Level Four BBBEE Contributor.

Terraforce pioneered the hollow, reversible interlocking concrete block that is unmatched in its versatility, both in application and elevation. Suitable for commercial and residential landscape retaining walls, small or large.

The wide range of plantable retaining wall blocks is tailored to create environmentally friendly domestic or industrial installations and to support sustainable development in soil stabilisation. Walls can range from light gravity retaining walls to geogrid reinforced earth-retaining or heavy gravity, double skin walls.

Maxiwall Design Software for Terraforce WallsMaxiwall Pro is now live! Try out our free, state of the art design software, exclusively for Terraforce walls:


Maxiwall Pro


Please note, this is not a turnkey solution, it is essential to familiarise yourself with the step by step “how to” offered by the following tutorials: www.ctiware.com/tutorials

Design Tables for Terraforce blocks, for wall angles and heights possible:


S10 L11 L12 L13 L15 L15IT L18 L22 Terralite 4×4 Multi

Please Confirm availability of products with your local supplier.

>>  Free design software, Maxiwall 2015 (previous version)

>>  Become licensee for Terraforce concrete wall blocks

>>  Terraforce recommended installers in South Africa

>>  Download our  product showcase

>>  Winners:  CMA Awards

>> Download technical documents & case studies

>> Frequently asked questions: Terraforce Q&A

Please note: Most Terraforce Licensees use recycled concrete and clay bricks in the manufacture of Terraforce products. Please note: Terraforce suppliers stock their own selection/sizes of Terraforce concrete retaining wall blocks, this means the full range of products IS NOT sold at every outlet.

Watch: DIY Terraforce wall: a time-lapse video of a Terraforce garden wall installation

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October 30th, 2019  |  Published in - Riverbank, Lake & Shoreline

Terraforce sea wall, Herolds Bay

Herolds Bay is a small, quaint seaside village in the southern Cape Province. It is known for its sheltered location and idyllic beach, that occasionally comes under attack by the sea in winter. During these months, the homes built closely to the beach need protecting from the waves reaching all the way up their front doors and causing flooding and damage. Read more »

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September 20th, 2019  |  Published in - Stairways & Seating & Ramps, - Urban Renewal

Affordable seating with Terraforce

At the start of 2017 construction of a new Information and Communications Technology (ICT) school building began at Botha Halte Primary, off the R43 near Botha Wine Cellar in Worcester, South Africa. Read more »

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August 19th, 2019  |  Published in - General News

Ecocrete Logo Terraforce Bloemfontein

Last month we welcomed Ecocrete as our new Terraforce licenced manufacturer covering the Free State Province, ZA. Based in Bloemfontein, the company’s main line of trade is the manufacturing of quality pre-cast and custom concrete products for building and civil industries. Ecocrete also provides installation services of their specialized products. Contact them for all your retaining walls needs in the region. Read more »

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July 19th, 2019  |  Published in - Outdoor Entertainment

Award in the section of unusual structural or engineering skills

It is not unusual for properties to sit nestled in a steeply sloping garden, leaving no space for a pool or patio. It also not unusual for a wooden deck to provide that space for outdoor entertainment, considering that it, on the surface, seems to be one of the most straightforward solutions in providing more space for living, entertaining, sunbathing, barbecues, and relaxation. Read more »

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June 25th, 2019  |  Published in - Landscaping & Terracing, - Specialist Installations

Overture restaurant is situated on a steep slope and the space for the fat trap needed to be dropped into the ground next to the kitchen area wall

Sometimes Terraforce blocks are specified for more exceptional purposes than the run-of-mill uses encountered by retaining wall contractors daily. One of these involved the creation of an underground space for a Fat Trap at world renown restaurant, Overture, at Hidden Valley Wines in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Terraforce walls by Dassenberg Retaining Systems Read more »

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May 13th, 2019  |  Published in - Slope Stabilisation, - Stairways & Seating & Ramps

4x4 Step block seating along the new hockey field

For South African educational campuses, sports facilities are always a top priority, and when Somerset College, one of the co-educational private schools in South Africa, was faced with a large, steep hill standing in the way of expanding their existing sports campus, major earth moving was unavoidable. Read more »

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