Cape Retaining Systems

Follow us on FacebookCape Retaining Systems was started 10 years ago as the marketing arm of Klapmuts Concrete and is the Western Cape  licensee for Terraforce. 

The technical staff at CRS can guide customers towards the most economic and suitable Terraforce retaining block for specific retaining problems. CRS also offers the services of selected approved retaining wall contractors for professional quotations and installations of retaining blocks.

Tel: +27 21 875 5130 Email:  [email protected]  

By using these recommended contractors the public has peace of mind that his or her contract will be carried out professionally as recommended by the original licensee of that particular product used, and that the contractor will give a proper guarantee for any come backs that could occur.

All the recommended contractors have a minimum of ten years experience in the retaining wall field. CRS can also offer assistance with the design of a retaining wall for municipality submission.

4×4 Step Blocks used for steps and seating at a school. Instead of hard concrete paving, the space now features comfortable steps and seating, modern play equipment:

The Terraforce 4x4 Step block ™ offers a bull-nose/rounded finish

Cape Retaining Systems supplies and installs the following Terraforce products:
L11 retaining block Terraforce Retaining Block L11 Standard (or Rock Face finish) ® 
Optional vertical interlock allowing for seamless variations of wall inclination (90-35 degrees). Eliminate the use of geogrids in many cases. Convex and concave corners and curves of small radius allow complex designs to suit most site conditions. Cuts evaporation, improves drainage, allows for effective backfill compaction. Plant growth deters graffiti. more
L18 standard Terraforce b

Terraforce Retaining Block L13 and L18 Standard ®

Terraforce blocks lend themselves, among many other applications, to creating beautiful terraced gardens, heavy duty retaining and erosion control, for storm water, river bank and sea shore protection. This is the original shape of Terraforce blocks. It can turn tighter corners due to it’s shorter shape. more

L 12 Terraforce block Terraforce Retaining Block L12 Standard (or rock face) ®  
Reacting to a growing demand by their longstanding customers, Cape Retaining Systems have launched the new cost-effective Terraforce L 12 block. Aimed at the D.I.Y. market, the block is about 11% cheaper than the popular L11 block, lighter and easier to handle with better colour consistency. more
4x4 Multi Step block Terraforce 4×4 Multi Step block ® 

Light, versatile concrete unit, generally used for constructing low terrace walls, stairs and seating arrangements. Popular not only for stairway access, but also to provide comfortable, practical stair and seating arrangements at leisure amenities and school sports facilities. more

Terracrete hard lawn paver Terracrete Hard Lawn Paver ® 
Versatile eco-surface hard lawn paving block. The units can be laid in different patterns and may be used with or without ground anchors for the lining of riverbanks and other areas subjects to soil erosion. The paving of grassed roads and parking areas, as well as the stabilising of steep embankments such as bridge abutments, are possible. more
Terrafix erosion control block Terrafix Erosion Control block ® 

Interlocking environmentally acceptable element made of high strength concrete. It was specifically designed to provide a flexible lining where cost-effective protection against wind and water erosion is required. Terrafix blocks are available in three different thicknesses and can be laid in a variety of configurations to suit most site conditions. more

Terralite Rock Face Block Terralite Rock Face block ® (light landscaping) 
It’s small size means that it goes around sharp or wide convex and concave curves with ease. It also merges seamlessly from a vertical to an inclined wall. It can be used to create steps by reversing the block and changing the texture and it can be used in combination with the 4×4 Multi Step block. The 150mm riser of the 4×4 Multi Step block matches the Terralite height. more
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Contact Cape Retaining Systems for inquiries:
  Contact: Ina Steyn
  Tel: +27 (0)21 875 5151
  Fax: +27 (0)21 875 5222
  Email: [email protected]
  Contact: Johan van Wyk
  Tel: +27 (0)21 875 5130
  Cell: +27 (0)83 261 1047
  Email: [email protected]
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