El Ray, Dungeness Dungeness, Kent

Type of Development

Highly striking modern beach house within a SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest).  This building was constructed on the site of an existing structure, which incorporated the original 19th century railway carriage within the new building. All the interior was clad in top grade ply, including ceilings, the use of this material as a finish, demanded the highest attention to detail and quality of workmanship.

Gross Floor Area

133 sq m

Completion Date



Private client


RIBA Award 2009; Kent Design Awards 09/10


Dungeness, Kent

Contractual Arrangement

We were awarded this contract via a 'single stage selective tender'

El Ray front approach

Key Features
  • Steico I-beams
  • super insulated walls and roof - using Warmcell 'recycled paper'
  • sustainably sourced timber