We believe our client list speaks for itself
Established in 1969 as a partnership based in Leeds, Bland and Swift became an incorporated company in 1993. For almost 50 years, structural engineering has been at the core of our business which has included a diverse range of projects in many sectors of the industry. We undertake works for clients in retail, commercial, industrial, education and health sectors, offering both traditional and design and build contracts across the whole of the British Isles.Meet our team
“Thank you for everything you have done. I really appreciate your help. Will definitely use Bland and Swift again and will recommend to all customers.”
Mana Panesar - West Yorkshire Fabrications
Our team has been working together for decades, here's a bit about our key players...
Steven joined the Practice in 1974, was made an Associate in 1987 and became a Director in 1993 when Bland and Swift became a Limited Company.
Steven has been responsible for the successful procurement of many prestigious new build and refurbishment projects throughout the U.K., involved in the “front end” Client negotiations and briefing to conceptual design and feasibility studies through to design and production of information for costing, tender and construction purposes.
Steven has extensive experience in a wide variety of building sectors including HMP Projects, NHS Trusts, Housing Developments, Commercial Projects, Foodstores, Banks and Building Societies, Industrial Facilities and Multi-million pound Water Authority Contracts.
Nick joined the Practice in 1995 after a varied career working at a variety of Companies prior to this and became a director in 1998. Nick became a Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers in 1990, Chairman and Honorary Secretary of the Yorkshire Branch a Fellow of the Association of Consulting Engineers in 1999.
As a result of Nick’s involvement with large prestigious projects he is conversant with computer analysis of structural designs and innovative materials. His knowledge of this has been invaluable to Bland and Swift in securing and delivering complex projects.
Harry started his career in 1976 as a Trainee Technician and progressed to Project Engineer whilst studying part-time. Harry joined Bland and Swift in 1992 and became a Director in 1998.
The type and size of the projects overseen by Harry are varied and include multi million pound structures for industrial, commercial, education, leisure and health services; refurbishment work on city centre developments, listed properties, retail, industrial and housing schemes. His experience in dealing with this wide range of structures has assisted in the development and growth of the Company and its client base.
Andrew joined Bland and Swift in 1989 as a Technical Engineer. Since that time Andrew has progressed as the Company itself grew and became a Director 1998.
During his time with Bland and Swift Andrew has gained wide experience on many types of buildings, working to tight schedules and cost evaluation constraints. Andrew has been instrumental in maintaining our involvement in the health sector and on premium car dealerships.