Beach House, Bay Walk, Aldwick Bay, Bognor Regis, West Sussex

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RIBApix ref no RIBA23883
Architect/DesignerChitty, Anthony Merlott (1907-1976)
Tecton
Artist/PhotographerNewbery, Sydney W. (1894-1985)
CountryUK: England
CityBognor Regis
Subject Date1934
Image Date1934
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP27/97
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: A holiday seaside house built right on the foreshore and designed to give maximum sea views from all rooms, executed in cream reinforced concrete with battleship grey windows. This was the first such 'modern' house to be built in the Bognor area and in contrast to many local authorities at the time the Rural District Council were quite happy to give their blessing to this speculative venture by Tecton. It was sold during the design stage and Lubetkin had a close hand in the finished product amending earlier proposals by Chitty.

Subject tags

balconies, concrete, houses, seaside architecture