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.

4 Analogue Ways to Engage Digitally Distracted Children

Today’s young people cannot begin to imagine the world before the internet, the i-phone or the selfie. However, there is a growing body of evidence that the sheer power of the machines in every teenager’s hand or pocket (and a great many younger children), the...

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Generation Z need help with their mental health NOW

FACT-  1 in 10 British children aged 5 to 16 has a clinically diagnosable mental health problem. FACT-  75% of young British people with a mental health problem are not receiving treatment. FACT-  75% of British adults with a mental illness started experiencing...

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2018 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 come along and say hi. Matt always has some chocolate delights waiting. If you would like to make an appointment with one...

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How big should a SEND classroom be?

One of the most frequent questions asked about modular classrooms is the space needed for certain type of classroom or school. This is particularly the case when concerning SEND (special educational needs and disability) provision in schools. Special needs vary and...

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Eight Reasons To Take Learning Outside

As children increasingly spend their free time inside indulging in ever more screen-based, sedentary pastimes, their physical and mental well-being has fallen into decline. Fitness levels are falling, obesity is on the rise and mental health is suffering, to name just...

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Jane Wharton’s Art Studio

Recently, one of our Garden Escape customers got in touch with us just to say how much she loved her art studio. Having heard from several customers of garden gyms, annexes and offices, we haven’t spoken to an art studio owner before, so we thought we’d give her a...

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LGA Warning of Looming Secondary School Place Shortage

The Local Government Association (LGA) has recently reiterated its warning that there is a potential shortage of secondary school places “looming” in England, as an increased population moves up from the primary sector. The LGA claims that 12 councils will be over...

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Willen Lake Splash Park

Whilst TG Escapes is better known for its classrooms and garden buildings, one of the distinguishing features of our architectural design template is its versatility and adaptability, allowing our buildings to be used for a myriad of purposes. Hence, we were delighted...

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The Boomerang Generation

Definitions: Millennial - “a person reaching young adulthood in the early 21st century.” Boomerang - “to come back or return, as a boomerang.”   There is no doubt that life is tough for young adults in the current economic climate. High house prices, soaring rents,...

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Eco friendly tips in the classroom

School buildings are one of the biggest collective consumers of energy and, conversely, one of the largest generators of waste and pollution in our economy. In addition, largely due to the age of many of our school buildings, internal environmental conditions are...

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Mindful Solitude in the Garden

“Spend some time alone every day.” Dalai Lama Modern society has a tendency to measure success by the accumulation of wealth, power and belongings and to gauge a person’s usefulness by their busyness. If we are not furiously multi-tasking and chasing the next marker...

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