Nathan joined us in 2002 after graduating from University he became an Associate in 2010 and Director in 2014. Nathan has been involved in a wide range of projects across the company’s portfolio with experience in both new and refurbishment schemes. In recent years Nathan has gained a particular specialism within Education and Sports & Leisure.

Nathan Swift

Why Nathan is right for your project

Nathan joined Saunders Boston Architects straight from University as a sponsored student becoming a Director in 2014. Nathan has been involved in a wide range of projects across the company portfolio. Today his primary focus is in the Education and Sport & Leisure sectors working with; Local Authorities, Developers, Contractors and Institutes on projects ranging from £50k refurbishments through to £40m plus new builds.

Leisure Sector Experience; 

Sapphire Ice & Leisure Centre  –  £30m New build facility in Romford for London Borough of Havering. The scheme included a regional short course swimming pool, learner pool (with moving floor), fitness suite and national ice rink.

South Norfolk Leisure Developments – South Norfolk Council have invested over £5m across leisure portfolio. New and improved facilities include; swimming, fitness, studio spaces, personal training, health & spa and soft play.

Barnet Leisure Developments – London Borough of Barnet have invested more than £30m on two new leisure centres.  Together the facilities will offer; a 25m 8 lane pool, 2x25m 6 lane pools, 2x learner pools, sports hall, fitness and studio’s.

Wessex Leisure Centre – Working with F+G, Scape and Vale of the White Horse this new £15m Leisure centre will include; 6 lane 25m Pool, Learner pool, confidence water, fitness, studios, 4 court sports hall and full size ATP.

Harborne Swimming Pool & Fitness Suite – Birmingham City Council invested over £12m replacing the old ‘Harbourne Baths’ with a new 25m 6 lane pool, learner pool, fitness suite and studio in this urban centre location.

Kent Sport – The University of Kent’s sports facilities where we designed over £4m of improvements to the dry sports offerings to the Canterbury campus, creating a new sports hall, fitness suite, studio & five court tennis centre

Education Sector Experience; 

Unity College Secondary School – £25m new secondary school in Northampton in the Diocese of Peterborough. The school created; all KS3 teaching spaces, 6th Form, an Auditorium, Library, Special Education Needs and Sports.   

Wyton on the Hill Primary School – Built by RG Carter this £9m new build 1.5 FE school includes 2 reception classrooms, three KS1 classrooms, 6 KS2 classrooms, admin, hall, studio, communal learning and a 40 place pre-school.

Sawtry Infant, Junior and Pre-schools – Alongside Kier Construction through the LGSS framework is a multi-phased development, creating a new 2 class base pre-school, and 6 new classrooms, and an extension to the school hall.

Melbourn Primary School – A £4m development that will increase the existing 1.5FE school to 2FE. The scheme creates four new class bases, a new pre-school, additional group rooms and extends the existing studio.

ARU Science Centre - £25m build on the Cambridge Campus offers a range of science based learning, including; psychology, ICT & Biomedical Science. At the heart is a 300 seat lecture theatre and 200 place ‘Super Lab’.

Roundwood Youth Education Centre - £5m SCALA award winning scheme funded by DofE and MyPlace this scheme offers a range of vocational teaching including; Catering, Health & Beauty, Performance Arts and DofE.