Shire Worcester Contract Mattress Rated 5/5 based on 6 customer reviews
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£99.95
Single3' x 6'3
Small Double4' x 6'3
Double4'3 x 6'3
King Size5'0 x 6'6
Super King6'0 x 6'6
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Our Key Performance Indicators are produced using a combination of specification-heavy algoritmic data points and user reviews. For example, a firm pocket spring support layer is more breathable and offers better back support but may prove unsuitable for side sleepers, the reverse is true for a soft-medium tension reflex foam support layer. This is one of 100+ datapoints considered when generating the below ratings.

Suitability

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  • 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.

Performance

  • 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.

Odour

  • 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
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  • 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

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  • 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 Shire Worcester Contract Mattress
Brand: Shire Beds
Retailer: Mattress Online
Delivery Time: Excellent
Delivery Charge: Excellent
Customer Sentiment: Excellent
Guarantee: Average

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What Makes The Shire Worcester Contract Mattress Great?

Designed for Contract and hospitality

Complies with BS7177:2008 Source 5 - Medium Hazard

A domestic mattress would normally have a level 1 (low-hazard) fire resistance but this mattress goes the extra mile with a level 5 (medium hazard). This is the level of resistance normally used in higher-risk places such as hotels and hospitals.

Open coil spring system

Open coil mattresses feature a traditional spring design that dates back centuries. They are a low cost solution for bed retailers that provides a good quality sleeping solution that is capable of providing adequate body contouring and reasonable support.

Maximum sleep space with a supportive wire edge

Edge support is really important and often found in the more premium end of mattresses. This edge support allows the edges of the mattress to have the same degree of tension as the inside of the product giving you confidence in the edges and helping to prevent roll of.

Water-resistant cover

The water repellent cover is ideal for small accidents and spills, helping to keep the mattress hygienic and fresh for many years to come.

Mattress depth: 17cm

17cm of depth in a mattress is about average, it allows more than enough room to house good quality components and will be able to utilise standard fitted sheets with no need to purchase additional deeper ones.

Double-sided for extra value

The benefits of a double sided mattress are that you get twice the surface area of comfort layers. The real-world practicality of this means that you flip the mattress as well as rotate allowing for better settlement of fillings which increases longevity, while reducing the chance of dipping or spring problems that may otherwise occur. Ultimately the mattress will likely last longer and remain comfortable for a greater duration.

Balanced medium support

A medium tension mattress like this is the goldilocks of mattress tensions. Not too soft, nor too firm, medium is typically suitable for the vast majority of people that are looking for a good nights sleep. If you are of average build without back or neck problems, this should be a suitable product. If you are of lower BMI and a side sleeper, consider a softer mattress, whereas if you are of a higher BMI and suffer neck and back pain, consider a firmer tension.

Made in the UK

These are made and manufactured in the UK, meaning that they all meet the same exceptional quality and durability that we expect from genuine UK manufacturing.

1 year guarantee

1 year guarantee is typical for the industry. This means you are guaranteed to have a trouble free experience for the first year or have your product replaced

Fire Resistant

Fire resistant does not mean the product will never catch fire, rather, it will not go up in flames quite so quickly. Resistant to fire in the same way that I am resistant to kisses, sooner or later you end up giving in.

Traditional open coil springs

Open Springs offer fairly decent support that is evenly spread across the mattres. However, where budget allows, we would tend to steer people toward a pocket spring mattress, these might be a little bit more money, but the support is superior and consistant across the product

Reinforced mattress edge

One of the most common complaints in the industry is against mattresses with a weak mattress edge. It can often result in the user feeling like they are going to fall off the side of the bed and bed avoided. This mattress has a reinforced edge, something that helps ensure that particular scenario is avoided when you get close to a mattress edge while sleeping.

Water-resistant

The water repellent cover is ideal for small accidents and spills, helping to keep the mattress hygienic and fresh for many years to come.

Medium

A Medium firmness mattress is the most common build offered due to the range of suitability offered in such a mattress. This type of mattress will be better suited toward averagely weighted people, while lighter people should opt for a medium-light, and heavier people considering a medium-firm.

17cm deep

17cm of depth in a mattress is about average, it allows more than enough room to house good quality components and will be able to utilise standard fitted sheets with no need to purchase additional deeper ones.

Double-sided

Double sided just means that the product can be flipped and still retain the same level of comfort. The fillings and dibres inside the product are capable of operating in any direction. Handy for settlement and to prevent dipping.

Handcrafted in the UK

Handcrafted in the UK means that the product is built here, by people being paid a fair and honest wage using certified and safe products of good quality and construction. UK manufacturing is some of th best in the world and all of that is reflected in this product

Approved by the National Bed Federation

The NBF is one of the most prestigious awarding federations in the industry, helped slightly by the fact that it is one of the only, however, it is still a great source of comfort knowing that this product holds approval by the team

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Customer Reviews For The Shire Worcester Contract Mattress

Based on 6 reviews
5

The mattress is well made and not too heavy to turn. The support is even. It fits my bed which is a large single. I discovered that it is not terribly easy to find large single mattresses.

5

Supportive mattress, particularly for elderly person sitting on end of bed before getting up.

5

Looks and feels comfortable.Lightweight in case of a need to carry.

5

Prompt delivery at well below the usual price

5

Fire and water resistant.

5

Good qualityno

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