This can be an inexpensive solution to protecting banks, predominantly on canals. Where stone walling is present the sandbags create an in-keeping appearance whilst providing stability and erosion control. It can also be used on heritage or conservation areas to maintain the integrity of these historic sites.

Sandbag walling - start of collapsed canal wall
Sandbag walling
Sandbag walling - copings being removed from collapsed bank
Sandbag walling - new sandbags being installed on bank
Sandbag walling - reinstatement of towpath and verge