Hardy gives Luke Triton's Parrot a mission to retrieve his lunch. He is a workman that has been called in to help with work on Future London, although he does not know this. He is a lazy and lonely character.
Hardy wears brown trousers and a white top with a blue top under.
Hardy gives the following puzzles in Professor Layton and the Unwound Future:
"Hardy is a workman drafted in to help with the construction of future London. Though lazy, he's very attached to the wife and son he left behind. He has no idea he's in the future."
- Hardy is one of the few characters that does not realize he was in the 'future', even though he was a workman.