Retention Structures

SCE's Civil and Ground Engineering services and expertise in relation to excavations, retaining walls and excavation support systems includes the analysis, design & construction review of such structures, as well as the forensic investigation of a failure or movement of the structures.

The range of structures designed & investigated by SCE over many years has included:

  • Building basement excavations & shoring systems.
  • Retaining walls and revetments
  • Ground anchors, rock bolts and soil nails.
  • Reinforced soil walls, soil nail walls & shotcrete walls.
  • Soil embankments and excavations.

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West Gosford

The construction of a major residential development the West Gosford required the excavation of a substantial basement within the residual clays...

Woy Woy

In February 2003, earthworks were undertaken at a property at Lara Street Woy Woy, which involved an excavation of a building platform for a...

Bexley Tennis Courts

As a result of public safety concerns relating to a steep sandstone cliff face behind and close to the Bexley Road tennis courts in Bexley NSW,...

Earlwood, NSW

In the late 1960s, a conventional three-storey unit development was constructed within a former sandstone quarry in Earlwood.  The quarry face