Shire beds FAQs
Shire Beds are a British-based manufacturer who have been producing high-quality beds, mattresses and divan bases for over 20 years.
Combining bed-making traditions which have stood the test of time with the latest in sleep technology, the Shire range features beds and mattresses suitable for every budget.
Where are Shire Beds manufactured?
Shire Beds originated in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire. Founded in the 1980's, to this day the firm manufacture bedding products from manufacturing facilities in a part of the town renowned for its fabric mill history and traditions.
The continuing popularity of Shire Beds' products mean the firm has expanded rapidly in recent years, adding some 40 percent additional manufacturing capacity since 2016.
What products do Shire Beds manufacture?
Shire Beds manufacture beds, mattresses and divan bed bases. The company also produce a range of pillows and headboards to complement their beds and mattresses.
The mattress range includes vacuum packed mattresses, mattresses with performance finish covers, pocket sprung mattresses, open coil sprung mattresses and mattresses produced with high-quality fillings including cashmere, silk and wool.
Where can I buy Shire Beds products?
Shire Beds sell to retailers throughout Great Britain and Ireland. The company also supply the education, care and hospitality sectors.
Are Shire Beds mattresses suitable for people with bad backs and chronic pain issues?
Shire Beds produce a range of orthopaedic mattresses with specialist fillings designed for a firmer feel to suit those with bad backs or chronic pain issues.
Are Shire Beds mattresses suitable for people with allergies?
The Eco Shire range of Shire Bed mattresses all come with a unique anti-bug treatment.
The EcoShield technology combines eucalyptus oil which has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties with a slow-release system permitting the active ingredient to be released gradually over time.
EcoShield wards off bedbugs, dust mites, mosquitoes and moths. Eucalyptus oil has long been used to give relief from sinus problems and symptoms of the common cold, bronchitis, flu and other respiratory diseases.
What guarantee does a Shire Beds mattress come with?
All Shire Beds mattresses come with a manufacturer’s warranty. This covers faulty workmanship, manufacturer’s defects and materials. The length of the guarantee depends on the product purchased.
How do I get the best deal on a Shire Beds mattress?
We offer the best deals on Shire Beds mattresses. Our lowest price match promise means we will match any deal you may be able to find cheaper elsewhere subject to terms and conditions.
What delivery options are there for Shire Beds mattresses?
We offer a range of delivery options. This includes next day delivery, delivery on a Saturday and we can deliver your mattress direct to a room of your choice.
We offer free delivery on orders over £150. Contact our customer services team to discuss your delivery requirements.
How should I set up my Shire Beds mattress?
If you have selected a vacuum-packed mattress, you should unpack it in a well-ventilated area. The mattress will come rolled up in a box for ease of transport and unpacking. It may take a few hours to fully expand. As with all mattresses, allow your new bedding product to air off for a little while to allow the “new mattress” smell to dissipate.
How do I maintain my Shire Beds mattress?
Shire Beds mattresses are designed with a double-sided sleeping surface meaning you should turn it on a seasonal basis to prolong its longevity.
You should also rotate the mattress 180 degrees every three months or so. Machine washing is not recommended. Always follow the care instructions that come with the mattress.