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.

Unbelievable Garden Rooms

Whilst it doesn’t yet feel quite cold enough for winter, there is no doubting the season’s arrival as rivers across the country burst their banks and the sun begins its descent ever earlier as we unavoidably inch towards the longest night. Once Christmas is over and...

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5 tips to avoid family stress during the festive season

With Christmas now less than a month away, most of us have begun our preparations and are probably looking forward to the season with a mixture of excitement and dread. Let’s face it: the festive season is fun but it is also stressful, especially if you are hosting a...

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What is an Eco-classroom?

The term eco-classroom is an abridgement of the more accurate, but unwieldy, title ecologically friendly classroom. The commonly used phrase eco-friendly can be applied to products (from food and clothing to cars and washing machines), practices and buildings. The...

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What is A Modular Building?

Pupil numbers are rising and expected to continue to do so (at least until the 2020s) and school budgets under pressure (for the foreseeable future). In these times of limited resources and an uncertain future, many schools are looking for a time and cost efficient...

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Ideas for your Garden Room Interior

One of the many things we love about our customers, is the diversity of their ideas. It is always a thrill to accompany them on their journey to creating that unique, special space that perfectly fulfils their dream. Over the years we have created garden rooms for...

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Mindfulness In The Garden

Earlier this year, a special parliamentary group was assigned the task of assessing the potential impact of mindfulness. This week it has recommended that the Government makes mindfulness therapy more widely available: via the NHS to more than half a million adults...

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How could you make use of a modular school building?

As many schools are experiencing growth in the number of pupils, they are increasingly finding that every available space within the main school building has been used for additional classroom capacity. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that there is...

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It’s World Mental Health Day on October 10th

The best way to deal with a crisis is to prevent it from happening. Hosted by the World Federation of Mental Health, this year’s World Mental Health Day will take place on Saturday 10th October and the emphasis will be upon challenging the stigma surrounding mental...

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Studios for learning

  Many schools choose to create a learning studio in order to give their pupils a space that differs from the traditional classroom. The subjects taught in these studios may require unique equipment, mirrored walls for dance or instruments for music, or need an...

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World Green Building Week

This week, from 21st to 27th September, is the 7th annual World Green Building Week. Organised by the World Green Building Council, the aim of the campaign is to create an engaging and connected public conversation about the role buildings play in our sustainable...

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Mental Health Champion for Schools

One of the first tangible actions undertaken by the Department for Education this new school year, has been its appointment of a mental health champion for schools, Natasha Devon, MBE. She is to spearhead a campaign to raise awareness of, and reduce the stigma around,...

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