Root Barrier Selector

With over fifteen years of product specification, design and installation experience, PBA’s root barrier membrane solutions work in the most demanding situations.

Our expanding range of permeable, flexible, and semi-rigid root barriers allows us to find the best root barrier to meet your needs.


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Take a look at the root barrier membrane solutions we can provide along with their suitability. We sell all root barrier products per roll or, if you require, our barrier is available cut in multiples of 5 metre lengths. Click the links for each product to find out more.

Root BarrierGeocomposite Permeable Root BarrierFlexible Root BarrierSemi-Rigid Root Barrier
Product nameCuTex Bio-Root Barrier XFlexi-Root BarrierVerti-Root Barrier
Type of BarrierPermeable, geocomposite, copper foil layer, flexible sheetImpermeable, reinforced, flexible sheetImpermeable, semi-rigid sheet
Lining service trenchesYesYes*Yes*
Vertical & horizontal foundation facesYesYesYes
Aggressive plant root/rhizome containment e.g. Bamboo/Japanese knotweedYesYesYes
Japanese knotweed containmentYesYes*No
Capping off areas for Japanese knotweed traffic accessYesNoNo
Subsidence & tree rootsYesYesYes
Vertical barrier including knotweedYes – requires supportYes – requires supportYes – 2-metre depth

*Additional protection normally required: sand layer or fleece to protect barrier against sharp objects.

Here at PBA we routinely provide support and guidance on root barrier solutions for civil engineering and construction purposes. Our skilled team of arboricultural and invasive weed consultants have a broad range of expertise in the application of root barriers, and are able to provide solutions for the most demanding situations.

Call PBA Solutions for advice on selecting the right root barrier for your project, on 0203 174 2187 or 01202 816134. Our services are available throughout the UK, and combine our skills as accredited invasive weed specialists and professional arboriculturists.



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