Retaining Wall Wellington

WallGuard is an expert retaining wall engineer Wellington. Being in the industry for more than 20 years, we’ve built 100+ retaining walls for commercial and residential properties throughout the Wellington region.  We are always happy to serve.

  • Loads of successful projects
  • Approachable owner
  • A fully trained team
  • Unapparelled customer service
  • Trusted and reliable
  • A deep-rooted history of high-quality service

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Compliance with New Zealand Building Law

Our team ensures stringent compliance with laws and regulations of building retaining walls in New Zealand. Under Building Act 2004 and Building Code, construction projects including retaining walls must observe specific regulations in terms of height, engineering requirements, drainage considerations, and soil stability.


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We are more than happy to provide direction in terms of standard retaining walls. Working with us helps you ensure that your project meets all legal requirements. We can also help with permits and approvals before commencing construction if necessary. The following are essential requirements for Wellington retaining walls.

  • Retaining walls exceeding 1.5 meters in height requires building consent from the local council
  • The design must be robust enough to withstand pressures from the soil and other loads like trucks passing by