Welcome To Lion Mattresses - The King of Memory Foam Mattresses
Established in 1976, Lion Mattresses have been creating a comprehensive range of specialist foam products all handmade at our factory in Buckinghamshire.
In the past we have worked with a number of large bedding/mattress retailers to provide them with a range of bespoke products which they in turn sell to the retail market. We've now made the decision to bring those same high-quality mattress directly to you.
Everything you see on this website is manufactured solely by us. This means that we can offer our products to you at the very best prices, without compromising on quality.
The Lion Mattresses Range
Lion Mattresses Testimonials
The best nights sleep I have had! Rather than tossing and turning all night trying to get comfortable I fall asleep as soon as I lay down
Great mattress, super fast delivery! Will buy again for guest room soon.
Thank you for the most fantastic sleep ever. Great mattress, great service. Thank you!
Thank you for the fast friendly service. Took a couple of night to adjust but now I just can't get out of bed in the mornings. The only problem now is the kids want one!
Thank you for the fast delivery, the mattress is superb quality, would definitely buy from you again.
Interesting Fact: Lions sleep up to 20 hours per day... So did the wife when I bought a new mattress from here! Joking aside I have recommended you to all my family & friends.
I love this Mattress, it really is the most comfortable thing I have ever slept on, Thanks!
What is a Memory Foam Mattress?
Unlike traditional spring-based mattresses, ones made from memory foam work to support your body by moulding around it instead of pushing against it. They have rapidly become the favourite choice for many worldwide due to their inherent ability to provide more support, comfort and ultimately a better night’s rest.
The Origins of Memory Foam
Memory foam was originally developed in 1966 by NASA’s Ames Research Centre; it was originally dubbed “slow spring back foam”. NASA sought a unique material which would help to improve the safety of aircraft cushions. The secret of memory foam wouldn’t be released into the public domain until approximately 15 years later. At this point in time, it was still a relatively inaccessible and expensive material to work with. As a result, it was reserved for use primarily in healthcare mattresses.
Because memory foam doesn’t subject the body to high levels of pressure when laid on, it is the perfect material for this purpose. This is because healthcare patients confined to extended periods of bed rest are at a significantly high risk of developing pressure ulcers. Memory foam helps to relieve pressure and lower this risk.
The Benefits of Owning a Memory Foam Mattress
Owning a mattress made of memory foam offers a significant amount of benefits. When you lay on memory foam, your body gradually begins to sink into it. This is because it is a thermally reactive material which responds to your body temperature. When memory foam meets body heat, it softens and moulds to the unique shape of your body. This essentially cradles you whilst you sleep, thus providing an unparalleled level of support.
Memory foam is gentle on your bones, joints, and muscles. Laying on it significantly reduces the risk of pressure-related injuries while sleeping. Those with pre-existing muscular complaints such as back pain can greatly benefit from the support which memory foam offers.
Those who tend to vary their sleeping position will also benefit from a mattress of this kind. This is also the case for couples who have differing sleep preferences. Unlike sprung mattresses, memory foam conforms to the areas you lay within.
What We Do
We’ve played a prominent role in the foam industry for more than 40 years and have been developing mattresses for much of that time. Originally, we developed mattresses for some of the industry’s most prolific sleep focused brands. In 2011, we launched the Lion Mattresses website offering customers the ability to buy luxury mattresses directly from the manufacturer. By cutting out the middleman, we can offer our customers products at the very best prices.
Outside of commercial mattress production, for many years we’ve also been developing intensive memory foam healthcare mattresses. By implementing advanced fabrication techniques, we’ve been able to create some of the most effective pressure relieving mattresses around. These mattresses offer unrivalled levels of support and comfort to those in the greatest need of it.
The immense success of our healthcare mattresses led us to integrate this same pressure relieving technology into our commercially available mattresses. Our Best Mattress for example features a unique two-way castellated foam layer which promotes healthy circulation through enhanced pressure relief; this greatly benefits your body when resting.
Choosing A Mattress
We’ve worked for years developing, testing and refining our unique range of mattresses. Our overall goal was to develop a varied range of mattresses able to suit all requirements. We think we achieved that in the Lion Mattresses range.
Whether you’re searching for a mattress to suit a lower budget or one that will provide ultimate levels of rest and relaxation, we believe we can provide it. See our entire range for yourself! From the Simple Memory Foam Mattress to the aptly named Best Memory Foam Mattress, your needs are catered to here.
Our mattresses range in size from single to super king. We even offer select mattresses in specific European sizes. Our mattresses can be used on all types of beds in various sizes. Whether you own a Divan or an Ottoman bed, a Lion Mattress will rest comfortably upon it.
Buying Mattresses Online - How it Works
A Lion Mattress is delivered directly to your front door. There’s no need to leave your home to buy one. We roll and vacuum seal each mattress prior to transit. This helps to further protect it and makes it far easier to move around. If you’ve ever attempted to navigate a full-size mattress around a home, you’ll understand how difficult it can be. By rolling and vacuum sealing our mattresses, you can easily transport your purchase to its desired destination.
Don’t worry, this process doesn’t damage the mattress in any way. Once you’ve transported your mattress to the desired destination, you simply need to remove the packaging and allow time for it to return to the original shape. Once the vacuum seal has back broken, air will begin to rush back into the cells of the memory foam. This will cause it to gradually regain its original shape. The entire process generally takes no longer than 3 hours to complete, we do however recommend you wait 24 hours to be sure.