Durable Hand-Placed Sandstone Retaining Walls in Gold Coast

Durable Hand-Placed Sandstone Retaining Walls in Gold Coast

Client Challenge

The homeowner was faced with ageing timber retaining walls that had reached the end of their lifespan and were suffering from significant rot. Concerned with the longevity and maintenance issues associated with timber, the client sought a more durable alternative that would withstand the test of time without deteriorating.

Our Solution

Australian Retaining Walls recommended replacing the old timber walls with hand-placed sandstone, known for its durability and natural beauty. The construction of sandstone walls requires meticulous craftsmanship, which our team is proficient in. Each stone was carefully selected and placed to ensure the structural integrity and aesthetic appeal of the wall, meeting the client’s need for a long-lasting solution.


The replacement of the timber walls with hand-placed sandstone not only addressed the issue of rot but also significantly enhanced the aesthetic appeal of the property. The natural variations in the sandstone added character and elegance to the landscape, providing a sturdy and visually appealing barrier that will require minimal maintenance over the years.

Project Highlights

This project showcased Australian Retaining Walls' commitment to quality and attention to detail. The hand-placed sandstone retaining walls are a clear example of how traditional masonry techniques can be applied to modern landscaping challenges, resulting in a functional and attractive retaining solution. The project highlights the benefits of choosing natural stone for its durability, beauty, and ability to integrate seamlessly into any outdoor environment.

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