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.

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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Are Modular Buildings the Key to a Carbon-Neutral Future?

Did you know, global emissions of carbon dioxide have increased consistently since the 1800s? If we continue at the current rate we face a 3.7 degree increase in world temperatures by the end of the century, a global catastrophe with wide-reaching effects. Screenshot...

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TG Escapes appointed to the Pagabo Dynamic Purchasing System

Pagabo Frameworks are in place to make procurement quicker, simpler and more effective. Many organisations benefit from their unique approach to procurement from Local Authorities, public sector organisations, and academy trusts to private sector businesses. TG...

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What size should a SEND classroom be?

It’s crucial that all students with special educational needs have classrooms large enough to provide a comfortable space for them, with government regulations in place to ensure suitable educational buildings are constructed across the UK. Special needs and their...

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TG Escapes shortlisted in four categories at MMC Awards 2023

TG Escapes shortlisted in four categories at MMC Awards 2023

The MMC Awards 2023, supported by the MPBA, will be held on 10th May in London at the Leonardo Royal Hotel, attended by leading figures from the construction industry. The team at TG Escapes is delighted to have been shortlisted in four categories at the Awards. We...

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2023 Conferences and Events

This year, TG Escapes will be attending many exhibitions and conferences to reach out to new people and further our goal of getting more sustainable buildings in education and elsewhere. If you're at all interested in the benefits of biophilia, both for the planet and...

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The role of the construction industry in improving biodiversity

Why do we need Biodiversity? The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) defines biodiversity as; “The variety of life which includes all living organisms from the various ecosystems of the planet” If the natural world is to be kept in balance and to...

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