Cladding non-mortared/drystack retaining wall?

5 years ago

Hi all,

So we have an ugly pool retaining wall which we'd ideally like to clad and put some plants in front as well. It's just a standard Amber block wall with no mortar on a concrete footing. It's 1 metre high. We'd like to remove the "pillars" and clad the whole wall with something like:

Is this possible? or would we need to first rebuild the wall with something like a reinforced besser block wall? Or are there any other types of wall we could install that can take cladding? Ideally trying to avoid getting the footings removed and re-done with rebar etc)

Our ugly wall:



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