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.

Mobilise Your Eco Warriors at school

Go Green Week (10th-16th Feb) and Climate Care Challenge (3rd-9th Mar) We at The Learning Escape pride ourselves on our environmentally friendly methods and our use of sustainable materials and technologies in the construction of our eco-classrooms. Get your pupils...

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Environmentally Smart Commercial Buildings

When developing our range of commercial buildings, The Commercial Escape always consider the environment and how to look after it. Our mission is to constantly and dramatically improve the construction process, using the latest technology and materials to create an...

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Commuting makes us out of control and out of sorts

Anyone who commutes knows well the sinking feeling that settles upon them when the traffic, train, tube or bus grinds to a halt. As time stretches out, the sense of unease grows.  In a vacuum of useful information, a sensation of helplessness starts to swell and...

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Rain and Rain and Rain; but spring is around the corner

Is it just me or do you also feel like the sky has been an endless rainy grey since November and that birdsong is a distant memory. The notion of venturing out holds little more promise than cracked lips and knuckles or a thorough drenching.  It is hard to resist the...

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How could your school use an SEN classroom?

With the population of school-age children increasing year on year, schools are often left struggling for the extra space needed to offer specialist attention to children with SEN or disabilities. By using otherwise unused school grounds to create a bright, flexible...

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How to Make the Most of your Garden in All Weathers

Guest article from Mark Enright of regalawnings.co.uk In summer, making the most of your garden is easy. Besides just doing work such as planting, mowing and weeding; there are plenty of fun activities you can use your garden for. Here are just a few of them:  Patios...

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Be inspired by an inspiring space

Where do you go for inspiration?  Maybe to a favourite place, somewhere you can escape the chaos of everyday life and relax and concentrate on your artist project or hobby. But what if this haven of creativity was no further away than the bottom of your garden…...

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A Rated Eco-Classrooms from The Learning Escape

All commercial buildings in the UK that use energy to condition the indoor climate now require an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) whenever they are sold and two of our latest Learning Escapes have achieved an A rating. The idea is similar to the energy labels...

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New Year, new garden gym?

New Year….Oh Dear? Oh dear! I’ve done it again. A few too many roast potatoes; just one more chocolate (and then another) and definitely more than one more glass of wine. Ooh yes, don’t forget all the delicious cheese. Still, at least there were nice walks. Well, only...

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Playing field sell off

Recent figures from The Department For Education show that one school playing field is sold off every three weeks since the coalition was formed. That amounts to 57 playing fields since May 2010. The figures also show that the rate of sell off is accelerating,...

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Is There An Elephant In Your Home Office Room?

It is becoming increasingly common for professionals to seek a better work-life balance. As technological advancements make it easier for more companies to adopt flexible policies that accommodate the shifting priorities of their employees, working from home is...

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A fresh idea for learning environments

From early nights to breakfast cereals, we’re constantly searching for new ways to sustain alertness and concentration of children throughout the school day. Yet, as a teacher recently mentioned to one of our design team, the ‘2pm slump’ can affect children’s...

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