Our firm was initially founded in 1974 by Robert B. Ludgate, Sr., PE, PLS, and subsequently incorporated in 1986. Ludgate Engineering Corporation (LEC) is a federally certified Section 3 small, multi-disciplined consulting engineering business engaged in providing engineering services, consulting services, environmental services, surveying and mapping, structural design and drafting services to a variety of public and private clients.
Mission Statement: To be a leading engineering firm committed to excellence in client and employee satisfaction.
Thomas B. Ludgate, PLS, PE, LEED AP
As the Principal-In-Charge of Ludgate Engineering Corporation, Thom is responsible for overall project management and the day-to-day operations of the firm. His expertise is in land development and subdivision planning. As the chief surveyor, he is also an expert in producing ALTA, topographic and boundary surveys as well as construction stakeouts.
Client Reach & Service Areas
Geographically, we offer our services statewide, but we are well known in the immediate Reading PA vicinity, as well as throughout Berks, Chester, Lancaster, and Montgomery Counties. We entertain projects east to King of Prussia and Philadelphia, north to Hamburg and Allentown, south to Lancaster and West Chester, and east to Harrisburg and York. We generally travel up to three hours from our home office, primarily serving the Southeastern portion of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. We also do work throughout the State when requested.