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Shire Bed Company Mattresses

Shire Beds are a British-based manufacturer who have been producing high-quality beds, mattresses and divan bases for over 20 years. Based in Yorkshire, the family-run firm take pride in their straightforward approach to building well-made beds and mattresses.

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Ordered sunday night,delivered monday afternoon.Super comfy mattress.Would use again in a heart beat.

Mark St 18th Apr
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Good selection of mattress for all size and firmness and price points with option to take old mattress away a little pricey maybe but usefull and a varied delivery time slots to suit. Have used several times and will continue to do so

Gary 18th Apr
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Sunday delivery was an option which really worked for me and was free, which was a bonus. The communication was really good and they turned up on time. The guys were in and out in 5 mins. The mattress is sooo comfortable and really good value.

Christine 18th Apr

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Shire Beds are a British-based manufacturer who have been producing high-quality beds, mattresses and divan bases for over 20 years.

Based in Yorkshire, the family-run firm take pride in their straightforward approach to building well-made beds and mattresses.

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?

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.

We stock a wide range of MattressesDivan BedsBedframes and Bedding.

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. With our lowest price guarantee, you can be confident that you won't find prices less than ours elsewhere.  

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.  

Size Imperial Metric
Cot Mattress 3'9" x 1'9" 120cm x 60cm
Cot Bed Mattress 4'6" x 2'3" 140cm x 70cm
Adjustable Small Single 2'6" x 6'6" 75cm x 200cm
Adjustable Single 3' x 6'6" 90cm x 200cm
Adjustable Small Double 4' x 6'6" 120cm x 200cm
Adjustable Double 4'6" x 6'6" 135cm x 200cm
Small Single 2'6" x 6'3" 75cm x 190cm
Single 3' x 6'3" 90cm x 190cm
Small Double 4' x 6'3" 120cm x 190cm
Double 4'6" x 6'3" 135cm x 190cm
King Size 5' x 6'6" 150cm x 200cm
Super King 6' x 6'6" 180cm x 200cm
European Small Single 2'8" x 6'6" 80cm x 200cm
European Single 3' x 6'6" 90cm x 200cm
European Double 4'7" x 6'6" 140cm x 200cm
European King Size 5'3" x 6'6" 160cm x 200cm

All mattress sizes given are approximate and stated sizes refer to the sleeping surface only. Mattresses sizes may vary slightly from their stated dimensions due to manufacturing tolerances, please allow +/- 2 inches (5cm).

Support Best for
 Icon for Memory Foam Memory Foam Body moulding and pressure relieving
 Icon for Natural Fibres Natural Fibres Unrivalled comfort, naturally temperature-regulating
 Icon for Latex Latex Breathable, supportive and eco friendly
 Icon for Cool Gel Memory Foam Cool Gel Memory Foam Active cooling properties, ideal for hot sleepers
 Icon for Soft White Fibres Soft White Fibres Hypoallergenic polyester, soft and durable

Support Best for
 Icon for Pocket Springs Pocket Springs Individual springs for tailored support
 Icon for Foam Foam Conforms to your body's shape, silent (no springs)
 Icon for Open Coil Springs Open Coil Springs Traditional, interlinked springs
 Icon for Pocket Springs Latex Bouncy yet supportive, great for hot sleepers

Firmness Best for
Good for side sleepers, a softer level of support
Good all-rounder for front, side or back sleepers
Medium - Firm
Good for people who change sleeping position
Good for people who sleep on their front or back
Extra Firm
The firmest level of support, also known as orthopaedic