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.

How Modular Buildings Speed up School Construction

Summer holidays are upon us, the perfect time to complete vital work around your school without disrupting education. We've put together this look through the many ways that opting for a modular solution can save time, with a greatly reduced on-site installation...

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Our First Two Modular SEND Buildings

Our First Two Modular SEND Buildings

Over the last 9 years, our team has created beautiful, sustainable, and fully featured classrooms, intervention spaces, and performance spaces for SEND students across the UK. Our modular system, biophilic design principles, and in-house design and build process are...

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The Challenges Facing SEND Schools Across the UK

This year's 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 we’ve...

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The Key Challenges Facing Independent Schools

Independent schools across the UK are encountering an increasingly challenging landscape, with economic uncertainties, regulatory changes, and environmental responsibilities imposing new pressures. At the same time, the competition for attracting students and staff is...

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How Educational Environments Impact Mental Health

The conversation around mental health in schools has never been more vital, with increasing recognition of how the physical spaces in which we learn and teach can significantly impact our psychological health and academic performance. Our team understands the tangible...

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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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