10 things you need to know about gabions

Number 1

Who invented gabions?

Gabions were invented by the Romans for military defences. They are still being used by the army today

military gabion

Number 3

How do gabions work?

Gabion baskets are supplied as flat pack kitsets, that you assemble and fill with local rock. Normally you do not need a concrete foundation.

gabion construction sequence

Possible size options, are in increments of 75mm

eg 300, 375, 450, 525, 600mm...............etc.

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Number 4

How to install gabions?

Gabion baskets are supplied as flat pack kitsets, that you assemble and fill with local rock.

They are quick and easy to assemble

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Number 5

Are gabion walls expensive?

Gabion do not require skilled labor to assemble and can be filled with local rock as long as the rock is hard, heavy, durable and free draining.

use cheap rock inside the gabion

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Use a cheap rock in the center of your gabion baskets.

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Number 6

How long do gabions last?

In non marine environments, galfan coated gabions will last well over 50 years

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Number 7

What do gabions cost?

Flat packed gabions enable you to build a low cost stone walls.

Kitset gabion baskets come in 1000's of different sizes

eg 300, 375, 450, 525, 600mm...............etc.

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Number 8

What to fill gabions with?

Gabions are most commonly filled with rocks, but you can fill them with many other materials to create interesting landscaping effects.

gabion fill options

Number 9

Advantages of gabions?

Gabion1 has over 10,000 different sized gabions
The Lego styled modular system gives you limitless layouts and design options.
For garden landscaping you are only limited by your imagination

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Kitset gabions are quick and easy to assemble

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Number 10

What sizes do gabions come in?

Kitset gabion baskets come in 1000's of different sizes
eg 300, 375, 450, 525, 600mm...............etc. up to a maximum length of 2100mm long and maximum height or thickness of 1500mm

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outdoor fire box on gabion