William Hayward

Managing Director

William, the youngest of the three Hayward brothers and the founder of Hayward Antiques. William is widely accepted as one of the leading coin and general antiques experts working in the UK today. With over 20 years of antique trading experience he is often in high demand to offer his services to corporate & private clients worldwide.

Simon Hayward


Simon, the eldest of the Hayward brothers, is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading fraud prevention & brand protection experts, building a reputation in business as well as the world of antiques. Over 20 years he has had a passion for dealing in contemporary & modern art. He now advises clients worldwide on art investments and building an art collection for the home.



Thomas Hayward


Thomas, the middle brother of the Hayward family, is a true great of the antique alcohol world. He has bought and sold some of the finest whiskey the world has to offer, his antique alcohol knowledge doesn’t stop at whiskey he has a broad knowledge in Cognac & Port as well. He also has a great passion for automobile antiques and architectural salvage.

Elizabeth Hayward

Administrative Manager

Elizabeth, William’s wife, is the rock of the business administration, however with her growing experience and knowledge of the world of antiques she can turn her hand to any area of the business, particularly interior design.