kitset gabion baskets for curved walls

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    Gabion walls are cheaper, much stronger and quicker to install than any other rock wall.

gabion basket mitre detail

Site cut gabions to create a mitre corner detail

You should order gabions 150mm to 300mm longer than needed to allow for variations between drawings and actual site measurements

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gabion mitre example

Gabion1 only supply the standard 6 sided kitset flat packed gabions

You will need to site cut these gabions with bolt cutters to make the corner detail, .

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gabion mitre example

Completed gabion mitre corner detail

To create a curved wall effect you, repeat the mitre on each gabion basket, .

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example of gabion curve setout

Kitset gabion baskets come in 1000's of different sizes

Once you know the radius of the curve Gabion1 can suggest the best size baskets to achieve a smooth curve

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gabion wedge detail

Gabion1 can supply the additional panels to create the triangle wedge detail

The radius measurement and gabion basket size will determine the required panel size

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one helical 3 panels of mesh

A single helical can join 3 sheets of gabion mesh

No need to order extra helicals.

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Curved gabion baskets empty
curved gabion seating wall
gabion fillet detail

A single helical can join 3 sheets of gabion mesh

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

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wedge filled gabion detail

Example of 75mm wide wedge detail, without lid

On outside of curve, wedge panels can be supplied 75, 150, 225, or 300mm wide depending on curve radius

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wedge filled gabion details

Example of 75mm wide wedge detail, without lid

On inside of curve.

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curved gabion walls

Multi-layered curved gabion wall

The basket sizes changed on each row of the gabion retaining wall

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curved gabion corner

Curved corner detail

The base and lid need to be hand laced to the vertical panels .

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roll a curve

An example of how to site bend the flat mesh

Curved sides are slightly more time consuming than the triangle wedge solution.

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curved wall setout

Example of a double curve setout

Care must be taken to ensure the curves are parallel so the lid fits

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curved wall complete

Double Curve finished wall

The lids and bases were also site curved by gently tapping the mesh with a hammer.

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site curved lid

Close up of site curved gabion lid

The lids are provided square and true by Gabion1, the installer then bends them into shape on site.

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curved gabion seating

Curved gabion wall with seating

The seating also acts as a lid, and provides a clean finish to the wall.

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curved gabion setout

Example of gabion baskets laid out in curve, ready for filling

The full wall is laid out to check the curve, prior to placing rocks..

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capped curved gabion wall

Curved wall with stone capping detail

An alternative to timber capping the gabion wall.

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trapezoid radius maths

Example of the radius maths, to establish optimum gabion size

Best to do a scale drawing of curved wall, prior to ordering gabions.

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