Richard Hayward

Richard Hayward


The principal of Richard Hayward Properties, Richard is a well known is a well-known property investor and developer with more than 35 years experience in the industry. He is responsible for RHP’s corporate business strategy and development.

Richard started his first property business – in residential investment – in 1979 and subsequently sold it in 1988 for £6.4 million. He was also a partner in Davis & Sons Estate Agents, until it was sold to Prudential in 1989.

His vision, drive and passion underpins RHP’s company ethos, while his entrepreneurial approach and wide ranging interests have created a uniquely flexible business that works across all property sectors and also invests in fledgling businesses and individuals.

As a lawyer and someone who has been involved in property development and investment as well as a host of other commercial activities since the 1970s, Richard has led the business through recession so that it is now in a strong position, with ambitious plans for the future and the finances in place to support them.