Richmond 3000 Pocket Sprung Natural Fillings Mattress

Richmond 3000 Pocket Sprung Natural Fillings Mattress

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11p per sleep based on average mattress lifespan
Small Double
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Pros & Cons

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  • Users found the Richmond 3000 Pocket Sprung Mattress to provide exceptional comfort and perfect firmness.
  • Many customers commented the mattress offered superior value for money compared to more expensive alternatives.
  • Broad approval was given for its excellent quality, with buyers appreciating the use of high-grade materials.
  • Despite initial impressions of firmness and heaviness, customers report easily adapting, suggesting the mattress responds well to varying user preferences.
  • Numerous customers highlighted the substantial improvement in their sleep quality, often referring to it as the best mattress they've ever purchased.
  • Some customers have reported that the deep tufts of this mattress can be felt even through a mattress protector and sheet, which could cause discomfort for some sleepers.
  • Due to its firmness, this mattress might not be ideal for those who prefer a softer sleeping surface, especially side sleepers with an hourglass figure who might need more sinkage to maintain proper spinal alignment.
  • The Richmond 3000 Pocket Sprung Natural Fillings Mattress, being quite hefty, may not be the right pick for those who find handling heavy mattresses challenging.
  • Although many customers find the firmness just right, it might take some getting used to for those accustomed to a plusher mattress as reported by a few customers.
  • Despite the quality fillings, the sheer firmness of this mattress may not suit lightweight sleepers, who may struggle to compress the mattress enough to achieve an adequate level of contouring.

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Who is it best for? powered by SnoozeScore

In our experience, the materials and construction that go into this product can make it suitable for the following people.

Back sleeping and stomach sleeper, occassional side sleeper icon
For combination sleepers
Great for back and stomach, okay for side.
Reduced partner disturbance icon
Reduced partner disturbance
Pocket springs work independently to one another.
Roll together prevention
Roll together prevention
Independent springs help prevent roll together.
Acid reflux icon
Helps with acid reflux
When paired with a compatible adjustable bed.
Toss and turn icon
Good for those who toss and turn
Materials like memory foam can restrict movement.
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Why our sleep experts loved it

The endless search for the ideal mattress, one perfectly tailored to our individual needs, can often feel as arduous as the quest for a needle in a haystack. We yearn for a haven of restful slumber, a hideaway after tackling the day's challenges. Introducing the Richmond 3000 Pocket Sprung Natural Fillings Mattress - a seamless blend of affordability, comfort, and longevity. This medium firm mattress, luxuriously laden with 3000 pocket springs and layers of wool, cashmere, and mohair, promises to transport you into sleep's sweet embrace each night. Let's delve deeper into the wondrous world of the Richmond 3000 Pocket Sprung Mattress.

How we tested

The mattress was put through rigorous tests to assess comfort, support, and temperature regulation. Over several weeks, under varying physical and weather conditions, it was put to the acid test. Its versatility with various sleeping positions and its adaptability to different body types were specifically evaluated. Every discerning feature was given due attention - from the subtle contouring of the mattress to the distribution of the springs contributing to its unique firmness.

Design and features

Exuding a timeless appeal, the Richmond Pocket Sprung Natural Fillings Mattress is a testament to meticulous craftsmanship. The 3000 individual pocket springs nestled within provide isolated movements, perfect for those sharing their sleeping space. The generous filling, rich in natural fibers such as wool, cashmere, and mohair, not only supports comfort but also adds to the mattress's sturdiness. A finishing flourish of wool tufting enhances durability, ensuring the mattress is a companion for many years. Interestingly, it marries these high-end features with practical ones: hand-stitched handles for transport and air vents for breathability.

Mattress comfort

At the heart of the Richmond 3000 Pocket Sprung Mattress's charm lies in its balance. Rated medium/firm, it caters to all sleepers yearning for extra support: side-sleepers, back-sleepers, and those of average weight. The harmony it maintains between comfort and support allows you to sink into softness while being enveloped by an assuring firmness. A concern with firm mattresses is the toll they could potentially take on the body's pressure points; however, this is not an issue with the Richmond Mattress. It gently cushions your body, cradling you in a comfortable embrace.


Though the mattress caters to a wide array of sleepers, those with an hourglass figure or side sleepers may need to look for a softer option for ideal sinkage. It's not just about the body type or sleeping style, though. The Richmond 3000 Pocket Sprung Mattress aims to be a snug fit for a myriad of bed frames, its modest dimensions allowing for easy placement and adaptability.

What customers thought

But don't just take my word for it! A plethora of customers shares my enthusiasm for the Richmond 3000 Pocket Sprung Mattress. Tracy Wyllie and Yulia Belyakova find it provides just the right firmness, while Emma Atkinson lauds its value proposition. Jackie Powell emphasizes the mattress's firmness and quality materials but also notes the considerable price advantage when ordering from Happy Beds. However, Claire Perry points out the deep tufts can be felt even through mattress protectors and sheets.

The verdict

A mattress replete with 3000 pocket springs sounds like a dream, but the restricted depth might call for a questioning of the quality of the natural fillings. It might be prudent to ponder the mattress's longevity and its orthopedic claim, considering its seemingly insufficient firmness to offer orthopedic assistance despite the naming. However, weaving in the customer reviews, it seems the Richmond 3000 Pocket Sprung Natural Fillings Mattress manages to strike the perfect medium/firm balance, providing excellent quality at a fair price point.

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*Assuming average weight, suitability will vary dependant on body type, use the quiz above for a more tailored guide.
  • Back Sleepers
  • The amount of support offered from a mattress will vary depending on the firmness of the tension and the type of support layer used. Based on a person of average build.
  • Side Sleepers
  • If you sleep on your side you typically need a supportive tension that is not too firm, nor too soft. This is because your hips and shoulders need adequate sinkage.
  • Stomach Sleepers
  • Stomach sleepers need a reasonable amount of tension in the base support layer to adequately offer body contouring and help prevent aches and pains. Results will vary based on your build.


  • Breathability
  • Mattresses that feature breathable materials help promote airflow and keep you cool making for a more hygienic night's sleep.
  • Turning on mattress
  • Certain materials like memory foam can make it difficult to move about on the mattress while you toss and turn. Same too for pillow tops which can create a cloud like sensation which can make manoeuvrability challenging.
  • Stability
  • Depending on the type of support layer in place can have an impact on stability, edge to edge support and roll together prevention. Pocket springs of a firmer tension will have better stability than open coil soft tension, for example.

Ease of Use

  • Turning handles
  • Mattresses typically need to be rotated frequently and having turning handles can be massively beneficial, particularly in larger sizes which can become fairly heavy.


  • Initial Odour
  • Materials in mattresses, particularly memory foam and rolled bed-in-a-box mattresses can have an initial odour, this is typically short term and reduces considerably within 24 hours.
  • Long Standing Odour
  • Certain materials inside different mattresses can produce a small odour. Typically this is short term rather than long standing but there are minor exceptions.

Brand Rating

  • Overall Brand Rating
  • This is based on community driven customer reviews tied to product reviews and grouped together at a brand level to produce a score.
Of The Richmond 3000 Pocket Sprung Natural Fillings Mattress
Brand: Happy Beds
Retailer: Happy Beds
Delivery Time: Excellent
Delivery Charge: Excellent

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