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 Progress of Spring

THE groundflame of the crocus breaks the mould,  Fair Spring slides hither o'er the Southern sea,  Wavers on her thin stem the snowdrop cold  That trembles not to kisses of the bee:  Come Spring, for now from all the dripping eaves  The spear of ice has wept itself...

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Are You Suffering From HTSD (Half Term Stress Disorder)?

We really look forward to the school holidays: a chance to wind down and reconnect with the kids, for us to enjoy being together without the pressures of the daily routine. And, last week, we did….really we did. Until the winding up process began. A game unfairly...

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Five Things To Consider When Planning Extra Classroom Space

1.    Apart from the extra space, how can your new classroom enhance the school? If you are reading this, it is quite likely that your school is one of the many experiencing a bulging intake of new pupils. It is also probable that you have a tight budget and a need...

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Keeping romance alive even with teenage offspring

Valentines day makes you think. Remember the days when the feet of your little ones went pitter-pat, often at 5am, and exhaustion dulled your libidinous tendencies into submission? How you looked forward to the teenage years, long lazy lie-ins and a reconnection in...

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Get pupils outside for their half term homework

Are you ready for the groan next week when you announce the half term homework assignment? Are you already inwardly dreading marking an amorphous mass of googled, cut and pasted projects? How about thinking outside the box a little to give you all a burst of...

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Energy Efficient Buildings

I think most of us are resigned to the notion that our energy bills are only going in one direction. And maybe you are reading this because you would dearly love to build a room in your garden (whether it be as an office, a gym or purely for pleasure) but are holding...

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The Learning Escape Warranties

Our buildings are designed to be aesthetically pleasing, ergonomic and highly practical but, just as importantly, they are built to last. We would anticipate that one of our beautiful glass and timber constructions, appropriately maintained, would last for 50 years or...

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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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