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What are pocket springs?

Our range of pocket sprung mattresses have anywhere between 800 to 8000 springs inside a mattress. The individual pocket springs are individually wrapped in their own fabric pocket, which allows each spring to move independently of one another. Due to containing many individual pocket springs, motion transfer is minimal and you won't be disturbed by your partner in the night.

How does a pocket sprung mattress support me?

With pressure applied, the springs will move to the contours of your body in whichever sleeping position, helping to provide total body support and relieve pressure points such as the back, shoulders, hips and joints. Each pocket spring mattress can have a varying amount of individual springs, some with a higher spring count that offer a variety of firmness ratings. More pocket springs do not necessarily mean more support,  but a pocket spring mattress will always be able to support your body weight. 

What sizes are available for pocket spring mattresses?

Every single standard mattress size is available in our pocket sprung mattress range, which really shows how popular this type of mattress is. These include: small single (75 x 190cm), single (90 x 190cm), small double (120 x 190cm), double (135 x 190cm), king sized mattress (150 x 200cm), super king mattress (180 x 200cm), king size zip and link (150 x 200cm/2x 75 x 200cm) and super king zip and link (180 x 200/2x 90 x 200cm). We also can order custom size pocket spring mattresses.

What is a pocket spring mattress filled with?

At Mattressman, we offer an extensive range of synthetic or natural fillings combined with pocket spring mattresses. The benefits of a pocket sprung mattress with synthetic or polyester fibre fillings is that they are fantastic for anyone who is affected by hayfever. Natural fillings such as wool, cotton, silk, cashmere, mohair, lambs wool and many more have fantastic properties which can be explored on each product page.

What is a hybrid pocket spring mattress?

You can have a plain and simple pocket sprung mattress, but now many brands are incorporating different materials with a pocket spring unit, to make the ultimate supportive and comfortable mattress. This is exactly what a hybrid mattress is - combining two different types of mattress composition to make one. Materials such as latex, memory foam, reflex foam or Geltex are often combined with pocket springs to make a fantastic sleeping solution and provide a much restful night's sleep. Pocket spring mattresses combined with a memory foam mattress is one of the most popular options of hybrid pocket spring mattresses.

What support tensions are available with pocket sprung mattresses?

Our range of pocket sprung mattresses are available in all support tensions including soft, medium, medium firm, firmer and extra firm mattresses. Which one is appropriate for the way you sleep is dependent on your preferred sleeping position, so read below to find the right mattress firmness for you.

Soft and medium support

Best designed for preferred side sleepers, a soft mattress or medium pocket sprung mattress is ideal for sleeping this way. The sleeping surface provides extra cushioning to pressure points to promote healthy spinal alignment whilst in this position.

Medium firm 

A medium firm pocket spring mattress is neither soft nor too firm, which makes it ideal to support someone who sleeps in a variety of sleeping positions throughout the night.

Firmer options

For anyone who prefers to sleep on their back or front, a firmer mattress firmness will adequately promote healthy spine alignment, even weight distribution and pressure relief throughout the night. If you suffer from pains in your back or joints, you may wish to opt for an extra firm mattress that can provide extra support.

What brands of pocket spring mattresses do we stock?

Being one of the most popular mattress types, our pocket sprung mattresses are available from a wide variety of trusted brands. Including Silentnight, Hypnos, Sealy, Relyon, British Bed Company, Sleepeezee, SleepSoul, Shire Beds and Rest Assured.