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, business and residential.

The benefits of building with timber

Timber is the oldest and most sustainable building material ever known. Not only does its use have significantly less environmental impact than steel or concrete, it has other properties which bring additional benefits to those using a building day in day out. Timber...

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One stop shop for new early years settings

Toddleworld Nursery Management Ltd to join forces with MTM Consulting and TG Escapes Eco-Buildings to provide a unique and unrivalled opportunity to investors, nursery owners and independent schools wanting to create brand new early years settings. These established...

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2022 Conferences and Events

The TG Escapes team will be attending and exhibiting at a number of conferences this coming year. If you happen to be attending please be sure to say hi to Matt who will be happy to chat to you about our buildings. If you would like to make an appointment with one of...

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2021 highlights at TG Escapes Modular Eco-Buildings

What a year it has been..... 2021 has seen TG Escapes; double the size of our manufacturing and warehouse capacity bringing ‘posi joist’ manufacturing in house, recruit 11 new full-time staff, hand over 4300 square meters of timber frame buildings many of them...

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TG Escapes Win Contractor of the Year 2021

Now in its 9th year Education Estates®, the annual gathering of the Education Community, with conference and awards in partnership with the Department for Education, saw over 100 exhibits and more than 150 speakers across 6 stages! The event is all about discovering...

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Top tips for success with your CIF bid

Free Building Design Service To Support CIF Bids Our team of design experts will offer FREE building designs to support your Condition Improvement Fund Application. The CIF Bid...

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Was your CIF bid unsuccessful? Can we help in the next round?

Many schools will be disappointed with the outcome of the latest round of Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) bids. If you are planning to apply for the next 2021/22 round of CIF bids, then TG Escapes can help strengthen your application by providing free architectural...

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Construction faces the perfect storm and costs are rising

The construction industry is facing 'the perfect storm'. The impact of Covid has been to delay many construction projects which are now coming back into play. Brexit has caused disruption in the supply chain and these two factors together are creating an increase in...

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DfE launches Post 16 Capacity Fund

The Department for Education has introduced a new fund to help boost post 16 provision. Launched on the 18th May, eligible applications have until 14th June to apply for grants over the minimum threshold of £100k. Funding is available to support projects that create...

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What is a Net Zero Carbon Building?

The term Net Zero is becoming familiar to many but it can mean different things to different people. In the context of the built environment, it is used to describe both buildings that are Net Zero Carbon in operation and those that are Net Zero Carbon in their construction. Here we explain the difference.

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