TG Escapes Blog

The latest articles from the TG Escapes team. Read on to keep up to date on the latest innovations and stories in the world of modular eco-building for education and business.

The Challenges Facing SEND Schools Across the UK

This year's Natspec National Conference will be a crucial place for SEND leaders to discuss some of the major issues facing specialist education across the UK. TG Escapes will be in attendance, with our team available to discuss the amazing work...

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The Key Challenges Facing Independent Schools

We’re excited to be appearing at the ISBA conference taking place at the ICC Wales from Monday 20th to Wednesday 22nd. Our team have worked with independent schools across the UK on stunning bespoke buildings, featuring a turnkey design and build process,...

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How Educational Environments Impact Mental Health

While mental health is a key focus for our team across the year, with our designers utilising biophilic designs to reduce stress for students and staff in our education buildings, Mental Health Awareness Week is a special time to come together and...

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What Are Modern Methods of Construction?

We were thrilled to take home the award for "Manufacturer of the Year - Category 2 Construction" at the 2024 Modular Methods of Construction Awards, reflecting the amazing work our team has completed across the past year, in particular our SEND projects. Last...

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TG Escapes appointed to the UK Leisure Framework

We are proud to have been appointed to the UK Leisure Framework which allows for the direct appointment of TG Escapes for scoping, design and construction of leisure centres, theatres, play facilities, recreation facilities and sports facilities across the UK public...

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Analysing the “Timber in Construction Roadmap”

In December 2023 the government published its “Timber in Construction Roadmap” policy paper, outlining its long-term goals for the industry and the steps it will take to meet them, including financial commitments, clear targets, and the establishment of advocacy...

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Student engagement day at Beacon Hill School

Two members of the team recently had the privilege of showing students and staff around our latest project nearing completion, at Beacon Hill School in Wallsend. The school is North Tyneside’s specialist provision for children with severe learning difficulties that...

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The Design Essentials of a Modern SEND Classroom

There is a desperate need for quality new buildings across UK schools, but special schools are in a particular crisis thanks to rising needs and inadequate funding, with an urgent need for buildings that offer children with complex needs a comfortable and safe space...

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The Power of Biophilic Design Within Education

Pupils today face a wealth of issues, from mental and physical health problems, to complex SEND needs. As designers and producers of modular school buildings across the UK, we are finding increasing demand for positive environments that uplift students and staff,...

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Why Timber is Crucial to Achieve Net Zero in Construction

Timber Provides One of Our Most Promising Hopes for Reliably Hitting Net Zero There’s no getting around it, the construction industry has played and continues to play a massive role in climate change. Last November, the UN environmental program found that the...

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