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The Millbrook Elation 2500 Pocket Mattress is the latest in a post-pandemic shift that sees Millbrook Beds continue it's trajectory into the upper quadrant in terms of quality and comfort. For those that are unaware, Millbrook Beds are a key staple of the industry, having made quality mattresses for nearly 70 years. That said, I honestly haven't come up against much of their range in my decade within the industry. The mid-range customer often looks toward Silentnight and Sealy while the upper range customer looks toward Hypnos and Tempur which has, at times, left Millbrook perhaps undeservedly left out in the cold. It looks like times are changing though, as the new lineup starting with the Millbrook Wool Luxury 5000 Pocket Mattress has a lot going for it. Let's unpack it and see what's happening under the hood.
Let's start, as always with that impressive support layer. Millbrook have opted for the well reviewed and highly regarded pocket spring layer which is a personal favourite of mine which typically performs better than the open coil traditional spring variety often seen in poorer quality mattresses. When it comes to springs the more the better is the general rule. There's an argument that more than 2500 generally goes unnoticed as 2500 is the saturation point for full body contouring. Regardless though, what you are looking at it a very high specification spring system.
The firmness on the support layer comes in at a soft-medium tension. This type of firmness can generally be recommended for a good range of people including in particular, those that are side sleepers or with an average or below BMI. Great for that additional sinkage for your hips and shoulders, this softer than medium mattress should delight while still providing adequate neck and back support.
Onto the comfort layer and you get a delightful helping of finest Hampshire wool that is handcrafted and worked into the top layer of the mattress to give a measured and deep fill that is sure to impress. The wool is considered a good and breathable layer which will help improve ventilation and increase airflow which is both hygienic for your mattress and also helps keep you cool while you sleep deeply throughout the night.
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