Retaining Walls | Roper Landscapes

By: Roper Landscapes  05/12/2011

Sites often have many different levels and contours. Retaining structures are often required where these divisions in elevation occur. These structures can take the shape of block or brick walls, timber retaining structures, Rock armour/Gabions to name a few. They can be purely functional or with a good selection can enhance the overall design of the garden. Below are some examples of retaining structures we have used.

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Landscape Design | Roper Landscapes

A more detailed design can include ‘planting plans’ with plant details, quantities and spacing for shrubs and trees along with specifications for all hard landscaping finishes. A good garden design, which addresses all our clients requirements of aesthetics functionality and budget, is the first step in the process. We produce landscape designs from simple layout sketches to detailed designs.


Groundworks, Site Layout & Earth Moving

Site layout involves the major earth moving or excavation to create the desired shapes and contours on site for the locations for beds. Ground works can include pipe laying for sewers, rain water, ESB, telecoms & water. Installation of septic tank, percolation and soak ways.


Fencing, Kerbing and Garden Edging

There are a large range of fencing products available and we will be happy to help you decide on the appropriate product for your situation. We have experience in using a large range of products from precast concrete, Timber sleepers to natural stone products. Fencing can have a number of functions in gardens from defining boundaries to providing shelter or aesthetic screens.


Paving, Patios and Footpaths | Roper Landscapes

Roper landscapes have extensive experience in supplying and installing the highest quality paths and patios and we will be happy to help you decide on the appropriate product for your situation. The hard-standing areas in your landscape generally have many functions including entertaining on patios, parking areas for cars, paths for access and interest.


Lawns – Seeded and Turf

Along with the planting it also helps connect the built environment to the natural and gives year round colour and texture. Our range of equipment ensures we can deliver the highest quality of lawns from large greens to small city gardens. It adds a place for play and recreation as well as softening the landscape to giving an overall calming effect.