Richard Street was a London based clock and watch maker. He as made free of the Clockmakers' Company in 1687. He worked at Shoe Lane, at the 'Dial and Two Crown's' next to St Dunstan's Church, Fleet Street. He is associated with Tompion, for whom 'he is believed to have made watches'. He is remembered for making a longcase clock for trinity College Cambridge Observatory, commissioned by Sir Isaac Newton in 1708.