Our Upfront Modular Building Costs

Every school, nursery or office’s needs are different, which is why we always offer a wholly bespoke modular solution. On this page, you can filter our many case studies to see examples of our finished projects across the UK and how much they cost. Prices shown are from the time of completion and don’t reflect any inflation in construction costs.

English Classroom Block at Ratcliffe College – Project of the Year, MMC Awards 2023

Ratcliffe College have a growing roll putting pressure on their existing space. They decided to commission a new build to sit towards the front of the school and act as a showpiece at the entrance. The new block would accommodate the whole English department, one of the largest in the school, providing more suitable accommodation than before.

Price: £1m to £2m

Completion date: 2022

Ratcliffe College Timber Frame Modular Classroom Block

SEN classroom block at Hundred of Hoo Academy

The Hundred of Hoo Academy is a 4–18 mixed, all-through school and sixth form in Hoo St Werburgh, Kent, England and is part of the Leigh Academies Trust. They wanted a dedicated teaching block to accommodate their SEN students.

Price: £1m to £2m

Completion date: 2022

Modular 2 storey timber frame eco building for SEN

Net Zero Multi Classroom Block at Samuel Ryder Academy

Originally, Samuel Ryder was a very small secondary school with about 250 students. A few years ago the Local Authority decided to extend the school’s provision to cover primary and secondary pupils. Since then the school, with an outstanding leadership Ofsted rating, has grown in popularity and demand for places has outstripped capacity. The Local Authority recently provided funding to further extend the school’s provision.

Price: £1m to £2m

Completion date: 2020

Two storey teaching block with offices and kitchen at Balcarras School

The High School Leckhampton, is a brand new co-educational comprehensive school that will serve south Cheltenham. It is being built to cater for an expansion in pupil numbers at secondary level in the area. The school has been commissioned by Gloucestershire County Council but is being “sponsored” and developed by Balcarras. TG Escapes were appointed to provide a stand-alone modular eco-building to accommodate the schools' intake in time for September 2021. The project was overseen by Evans Jones.

Price: £1m to £2m

Completion date: 2021

Eco 6th form centre at King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls’ Academy

King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls’ Academy, a part of the King Edward VI Foundation, needed an additional stand-alone space to house their 6th form year group away from the main school building. They wanted something special to help encourage the students to stay on to year 12. This building was completed on time and in budget in April 2021.

Price: £400k to £1m

Completion date: 2021

6th form centre

Eco Building for junior school classrooms at Liverpool College

Liverpool College is the city's leading school, delivering a strong holistic education for boys and girls, from age four to nineteen. Having increased their infant intake they needed to expand the junior provision with a modular school building.

Price: £400k to £1m

Completion date: 2021

Eco-classroom at Mickleton Primary School in Gloucestershire

Mickleton Primary School needed additional classroom space quickly.

Price: Under £400k

Completion date: 2016

Eco classroom by TG Escapes @ Mickleton Primary Gloucester

Eco-classrooms at Waterwells Primary Academy

Waterwells primary school needed extra classroom space for their expansion.

Price: Under £400k

Completion date: 2016

Eco classroom by TG Escapes

How we calculate our modular building costs

Each building we produce for our clients is wholly bespoke; designed, built, delivered, and installed by our skilled team. This allows us to offer unrivalled options, creating beautiful and practical spaces built carefully around your needs. It also means that the costs for our modular buildings will vary depending on several factors, which is why we prioritise offering upfront free designs and quotes on every construction project. Our in-house designers and architects will work on a tailored design, giving you an all-in-one price for the finished building that will not change.

We are cost-competitive thanks to our streamlined internal processes, while taking an uncompromising approach to quality, both from the timber frames and other materials we use, and our commitments to biophilic design and net zero principles. If you are looking for a quality modular building, approach a member of our friendly team today to learn more about our free design service.

Working with customers at different budgets

Our experienced team and bespoke modular design system allow us to manufacture whatever building a client needs across the UK. This means we can make everything from single-room classrooms or offices to larger two-storey buildings, with specific considerations for users, such as SEND facilities in our educational buildings.

Thanks to our free design service, customers can come to us with a specific design or budget in mind and we can start work on their ideal building, giving them a comprehensive free quote.

The clients we work with across the UK

Our team can create just about any building you need, allowing us to work across several industries. We manufacture buildings of excellent quality, with faster turnarounds and build times compared to traditional construction methods.

How much do our modular school buildings cost?

We have produced hundreds of modular education spaces across the UK, ranging in building size from single standalone classrooms to larger school blocks with multiple rooms including kitchens and offices.

Every aspect of your building will be costed and agreed upon before work starts, and within our case studies, you’ll find examples like a beautiful Eco-Classroom completed for under £260,000, and a two-storey teaching block priced at £1.2 million, with costs ranging dependant on size, complexity, and features. We’ll prioritise access to nature, our biophilic design principles, and net zero considerations in all our educational spaces, creating uplifting and focused classrooms for students.

We also prioritise environmental and social commitments, working to encourage biodiversity around our sites and employing members of the local community for our building projects.

Commercial modular building costs

Our design team will be able to work with you on a customised design for a commercial modular building, which will be clearly costed through our free design service. We’ve created buildings like cafes and sports pavilions, making our clients light, eco-friendly spaces that look fantastic.

Modular office building costs

Whether starting out as a business or looking to expand into a larger space, a modular office building from TG Escapes will offer you a fantastic permanent space, with a no-hassle design and build process. A custom modular building will offer a faster process, and typically a lower cost than a traditional building. Thanks to our free design service, you’ll be able to get an exact quote for what you need in a modular office.

What makes TG Escapes different?

We’ve established ourselves within the modular building industry through several key factors, from our award-winning buildings to our upfront design and construction costs and our environmental commitments:

  • All-in-one costs: We’ll price everything in an upfront quote from design and building to UK delivery and installation, including site preparation. This will be the price you pay, with no surprises.
  • Biophilic design principles: Biophilic designs work to incorporate natural elements, healthy air quality, natural light, and access to the outdoors into a building. These elements can offer huge advantages in use compared to conventional construction.
  • Net zero: We can design our buildings to be net zero in operation, ensuring they are energy efficient and sustainable throughout their 50+ year lifespan.
  • Bespoke in-house design: We have a team of designers and architects in-house who will work on a design that is wholly bespoke to your needs.
  • Free design service: Our team can create a costed design for you for free, simply contact our team to discuss what you’re looking for.