If you have a sloping property chances are you have to deal with it in some way. How you go about it depends on the type of earth (rock, soil, etc.) and how steep the slope. While retaining walls are a common option, there are retaining wall alternatives to consider which we set out here.
Retaining walls are technically walls that are secured into the earth in some fashion. However, retaining walls aren’t the only way to deal with slopes,