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.

Eco Building for SEMH at Mountfield Heath

Mountfield Heath is a relatively new 3 ½ year old school for students aged 5-11 with some complex and challenging needs. An SEMH Independent Special School they are facing increasing demand for placements from a 50-mile catchment area covering East to West Kent, so needed to increase their capacity.

Price: £400k to £1m

Completion date: 2022

Eco Building for SEN at Mountfield Heath School by TGEscapes

Work Skills and Enterprise Centre at St Joseph’s Specialist Trust

St Joseph’s Specialist Trust is a co-educational residential and day school catering for children between the ages of 5 – 19 with complex and severe learning difficulties. This building provides workshop and teaching space for work skills, and is net-zero in operation.

Price: £400k to £1m

Completion date: 2021

Eco-friendly modular building

Eco Cafe for Capital Space at Milton Keynes Business Centre

Capital Space, the owners of Milton Keynes Business Park undertook research amongst their customers to find that they wanted somewhere to get out of the office and chill out. They have 100 businesses working in offices, studios and workshops on the site so they wanted to provide a space for people to get out for some private contemplation, to sit with their laptops or just have a conversation in a different setting. TG Escapes have created a bright space that is cosy indoors with access to an outside decked area. Woodside Cafe will be run by Sue Stanbridge and her team who have designed the interior with biophilic elements which help to bring the outdoors in to create a relaxing and peaceful space.

Price: Under £400k

Completion date: 2021

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 SEN at Chichester College

Chichester College provides further education and higher education on its Chichester campus. This new building provides a dedicated space for their SEND learners, the neighbouring building has been re-clad to match the natural cedar wood of their new eco-building.

Price: £400k to £1m

Completion date: 2021

Modular timber clad building for special education needs

Dance and Drama Studios at Hendon School

Speaking at the new studio opening Craig Maguire, Acting Head, stated, ‘Dance and drama are a central part of Hendon School’s offering. Our talented students can now utilise this wonderful building to practice and further develop their skills and unleash their creativity.’

Price: £1m to £2m

Completion date: 2019

Timber framed twin performing art studio with render and cedar cladding by TGEscapes

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.