The practice was established by Basil Streat in 1973.
David Streat joined the practice in 1980 and worked with his father until his retirement in 1988. Since then, David has run the practice with one other qualified surveyor, Katie Moss MRICS, together with invaluable secretarial input from Margaret Sullivan and Gill Thurlow.

David Streat qualified in 1979 and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 1986.