Gabion walls are cheaper, much stronger and quicker to install than any other rock wall.
You should order gabions 6″ to 12″ longer than needed to allow for variations between drawings and actual site measurements
You will need to site cut these gabions with bolt cutters to make the corner detail, .
To create a curved wall effect you, repeat the mitre on each gabion basket, .
Once you know the radius of the curve Gabion1 can suggest the best size baskets to achieve a smooth curve
The radius measurement and gabion basket size will determine the required fillet size
No need to order extra helicals.
We hundreds of curved wall set out examples on file,
Please email us your radius and required wall thickness, and we will email setout information
On outside of curve, wedge panels can be supplied 3″, 6″, 9″, or 12″ wide depending on curve radius
On inside of curve.
The basket sizes changed on each row of the gabion retaining wall
The base and lid need to be hand laced to the vertical panels .
Curved sides are slightly more time consuming than the triangle wedge solution.
Care must be taken to ensure the curves are parallel so the lid fits
The lids and bases were also site curved by gently tapping the mesh with a hammer.
The lids are provided square and true by Gabion1, the installer then bends them into shape on site.
The seating also acts as a lid, and provides a clean finish to the wall.
The full wall is laid out to check the curve, prior to placing rocks..
An alternative to timber capping the gabion wall.
Best to do a scale drawing of curved wall, prior to ordering gabions.