Jabba Beach Hut

Jabba Beach Hut

As part of their Bathing Beauties Festival, The Lincolnshire County Council commissioned an international competition to create a beach hut that would play its part in reinvigorating the Lincolnshire coast, bringing new thinking and interesting design to an overlooked and neglected part of Britain.

I-AM created an entry based on a cave – perhaps the earliest form of seaside dwelling. Christened ‘Jabba’, the hut was designed using layers of timber, glass and aluminium, materials chosen specifically to age gracefully in the winds and weather of the North Sea coast.

I-AM won the competition and Jabba was constructed by 2detail Ltd in Devon in time for the Bathing Beauties Festival in September 2007. Jabba is now an intriguing landmark in Mablethorpe and continues to provide pleasure to both the local community and tourists alike.


2detail are bespoke furniture manufacturers working with clients including Drummonds, Penhaligons and Libertys. We specialise in working with designers, architects, project managers and private clients. We manufacture and install bespoke retail, business interiors, kitchens, furniture and fittings. We have a dedicated team of cabinet makers, experienced in all aspects of manufacturing. All the team are approved Dupont Corian Fabricators (CD UK) Ltd. As bespoke manufacturers we are able to offer an unlimited choice of materials, designs, paint colours and finishes. Many of our customers rely on our extensive knowledge and ability, to help with their ideas from designing to manufacturing and installing.