12/2020 – Retaining wall excellence in the UK with Terraforce

Looking back

It’s been a tough year. Getting through hard lockdowns and building industries at standstill has been challenging, however we can thankfully announce that sales have stabilised and mostly returned to pre-lockdown levels. Some regions even presented with an increase in sales.

We also want to wholeheartedly thank all our Licensed Manufacturers and Recommended Contractors for their continued hard work and commitment to Terraforce, it is highly appreciated.

Wishing everyone a safe and peaceful festive season and see you in 2021!

We wish you happy and safe festive season!

Terraforce UK

For our last Newsletter of the year, we are highlighting our UK family, by showcasing some of the smaller, but excellent, Terraforce retaining wall projects dotted all over Great Britain.

The L15 block is manufactured under license by Terraforce UK, United Kingdom:

Peter Craven
Mobile: +44 7712 890 878
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.terraforce.co.uk

Riverside retaining wall, Cheltenham

First up, a gorgeous 22m long and 1.2m high rock face retaining wall next to a small river in Cheltenham. The owners of the property are very happy with the result, stating that the wall survived a recent flood.

Riverside Terraforce retaining wall, UK

Riverside Terraforce retaining wall, UK

This wall has withstood a flood without problems

This wall has withstood a recent flood


Terraforce ditch wall, Oxfordshire

Next, a ditch wall alongside a roadside hedge in Oxon – that was busy collapsing – was reconstructed effectively with Terraforce L15 blocks in grey. The client is very happy with the how the wall came out, saying that the ditch was finally stable, with no more collapsing sandbags and soil slippage below the hedge.

Road side ditch collapsing, UK

Road side ditch collapsing, UK

The wall connects to a drain pipe

The wall connects to a drain

The new neat ditch wall

The new neat, ditch wall


Fully planted boundary wall on a cut slope, Rock, Cornwall

In Rock, Cornwall, this gorgeous retaining walls – installed in 2017 by Ross Campbell Contractors – is now lovingly planted with 4000 plants by Carol Barkwell, Barkwell Hotels, that bloom delightfully every summer! Says Barkwell: “I love the wall. Happy to show anyone local what can be achieved with your great product!”

Terraforce wall in Rock, Cornwall, planted by Carol Barkwell, Barkwell Hotels

Terraforce wall in Rock, Cornwall, planted by Carol Barkwell, Barkwell Hotels

Terraforce wall in Rock, Cornwall, planted by Carol Barkwell, Barkwell Hotels

Terraforce wall in Rock, Cornwall, planted by Carol Barkwell, Barkwell Hotels

The wall under construction

The wall under construction

Some of the 4000 plants in bloom

Some of the 4000 plants in bloom


Driveway embankment retaining wall, Somerset

Last, but not least, this Terraforce driveway embankment retaining wall in Somerset showcases the L15 blocks in Terracotta colour, with an alternating block pattern of rock and round face finish for added texture. Says Stephen Thomson, who installed the wall: “The finished job looks terrific and we are very pleased with the end result. We have footpath along the lane so with extra people now passing we get lots of favourable comments!”

Terraforce driveway embankment retaining wall in Somerset

Terraforce driveway embankment retaining wall in Somerset

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