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Rock Armouring

Canal wall rock armouring services

Gold Coast Barges specialise in rock armouring canal walls or revetment walls throughout the Gold Coast, Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast. Revetment rock helps support your waterfront revetment wall and provides excellent protection from tide, wake, and current damage. It also adds to the value of your home and improves the look of your water frontage.

Our team can visit your waterfront property to inspect the revetment wall and discuss the best approach to rectify and correct any damage.

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Rock armouring wall solutions

Rock armouring involves a rock top up to ensure your wall does not move. This can be carried out to walls with preexisting rock to ensure the rock is brought back to the original design profile and is doing what the engineer initially designed it to do.

Our services

Our team place the rock against your wall using a bobcat or excavator, then pack it tightly and neatly with a special excavator bucket. Finally, we finish the top edge by hand, giving you the neatest possible finish. We carry the largest load on the coast which this means we offer by far the best price per tonne. Most water frontages require 25-50 tonnes to top up their rock. Several sizes of rock are available and we can provide a structural engineer if you require for specific repair or preventative solutions.

Before and after rock armouring

This property had rock but it has eroded with time and the tide.

Here we installed geo-fabric in preparation for the rock.
After the rock is topped up the wall is supported and the canal is back to its original design.
Here the team is working around a damaged bank on a Gold Coast waterway
The completed project - the bank is protected. Note the tidy finish, we batter our rock so we get a great finish.

Minor wall correction project and rock top up

The excavator is battering a newly topped up wall. Note the neat finish we achieve.

Prescribed tidal works

Please note some works require a Prescribed Tidal Works Application to be submitted to your local council. Gold Coast Barges can develop this application for you, complete with engineered drawings etc. Contact our team to discuss further.

For more information on Prescribed Tidal Works Application for the Gold Coast here - goldcoast.qld.gov.au


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