Boundary wall

Postby Craig Lawrance » Sun Nov 08, 2009 8:09 pm

Please help. I plan to drop my garden by 1m to enable my back garden to become a paved area. The wall I plan to build will separate my garden from next door which at the moment is at the same height as mine. Will it need to be double skinned, or will a single skinned wall suffice. I have been advised by a builder that a single skin will do but back fill it with rubble or concrete.

This sounds like a good idea but I want to ensure that the wall will not move and the neighbours garden will not fall onto mine. The wall will be 6m long by 1.2 m high. Also I am bothered about water build upbehind the wall.

Thank you

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Postby welsh brickie » Mon Nov 09, 2009 6:07 pm

if your wall is 1.2m high you will need it to be double skinned and install drainage pipes at the base,square downspout plastic is probably the best
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