Shire Source 5 Contract Single Mattress

Shire Source 5 Contract Single Mattress
£144.97 £189.99Web saving £45
Key Facts:
  • Medium
  • Open Coil
  • Mattress depth 20 cm

L190cm x W90cm x D20cm

  • FREE day of choice delivery
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Supplied in the UK by Shire Beds, the Source 5 is a single contract mattress that consists of medium support open coil springs, layers of white fibre fillings and a deep quilted cotton cover.

Commercial organisations such as hotels, guest houses, care homes and student accommodation have to abide by strict government legislation that requires them to use Source 5 (Crib 5) mattresses.

Divan set and mattresses used in the above establishments must adhere to BS7177 ignition fire regularity standards that go further than those required for domestic home use.

At the core of the mattress is a robust 13.5 gauge open coil spring system that is made up of rows of hour-glass shaped springs, connected at the top and bottom by a spiral wire, known as a helical wire.

Additional strength is added to the border of the interior by attaching a thick rod-edge wire to the perimeter of the spring system. This prevents border breakdown on edges that are sat on regularly.

This additional edge support allows you the use of the full width and lets you sleep comfortably right up to the edge of the mattress without the sensation of rolling off.

The mattress is dual-sided, so to extend its life we recommend that you flip it over and rotate it regularly from top to bottom. 

The Source 5 single mattress from Shire Beds is primarily designed for use in commercial properties, although it is still widely used in the family home due to its stricter fire ignition regulations.

Technical Specifications 



Deep quilted finish

Ensures a comfortable and flat sleeping surface.

Cotton cover

Soft to touch and extremely hard wearing cover in a timeless woven design.

Hypo-allergenic fillings

Fillings are anti-microbial and inhibit bacteria, fungi and house dust mites. Particularly beneficial for people who suffer from respiratory problems.

Conforms to Crib 5 regulations

All mattresses and divans for commercial use must comply with Crib 5 / source 5 flammability standard BS7177 UK regulations.

13.5 Gauge open coil spring unit

A spring system that is supportive, extremely robust and durable. Especially ideal for beds that are likely to take a lot of wear and tear.

Heavy gauge rod-edge

A thick perimeter wire that reinforces the mattress edge and helps prevent collapse of the mattress at the edges that are regularly sat on.

Medium support

Fully supportive but with extra comfort. Ideal for people who prefer a slightly softer mattress.