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Northern Geotechnical Group annual seminar: Retaining Walls, Newcastle

21 October, 2015 | 13:00 - 17:00

A fantastic opportunity to find out more about retaining walls.
A fantastic opportunity to find out more about retaining walls.

About this event

This seminar is an opportune event at an exciting time for geotechnical engineers in retaining wall design practice.

We have top speakers presenting:

  • An overview of the link between structural and geotechnical design of retaining walls.
  • An update to one of the most useful and popular design codes available for retaining wall design, CIRIA C580.
  • Numerical analysis of retaining walls in glacial till.
  • A Contractors perspective of advances and innovation in retaining wall construction.


  • Dr. Dimitrios Selemetas, Cementation Skanska
  • Dr Stuart Hardy, Arup
  • Dr Nesha Kovacevic, Geotechnical Consulting Group
  • Jamie Dunbar, Cementation Skanska


If you would like to book a place, please download the attached PDF or contact Andrew Richmond at: Andrew.Richmond@arup.com.

Event materials

The following materials are available for download: