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brook and wilde mattress review

Brook and Wilde Mattress Review

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Before we get into the Brook and Wilde mattress review. It is clear to see that the “bed in a box” market becomes more and more saturated, it is always a pleasure to see a company that brings something different to the bedroom. The Brook and Wilde Lux mattress is definitely an option for those who enjoy the finer things in life.

In this Brook and Wilde mattress review, we will talk about all the features the mattress has to offer and if it’s worth a buy (SUMMARY AT THE END).

Brook and Wilde Mattress Construction 

The Brook and Wilde Lux mattress is made up of 5 unique layers (2 of which are pocket spring layers) making this one of the most sophisticated hybrid mattresses we have reviewed. Brook and Wilde comply with the safety BS 7177 standards which deem the mattress as “fire retardant” and is free from Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) which deplete our ozone layer.

The cover and the mattress are made here in the UK, Derby to be specific.

brook and wilde mattress layers
(Image credit: Brook + Wilde)

If you find this layer construction to be highly sophisticated, you should really head on to our Brook and Wilde Elite mattress review after this review. The Elite is their ultimate and top of the line in their luxury offerings.

Brook and Wilde Cover 

The cover which is a mix of polyester and cotton is divided in two by a sleek orange stripe running along the midsection of the mattress. This neatly brings the top white section and the lower navy section together. The cover is designed in such a way to be soft, breathable yet also durable.

Brook and Wilde have included 4 mattress handles for practicality, this is always great to see as very few brands offer handles for manoeuvring. The cover is also hypoallergenic, which is great for those prone to allergies, however, the cover is not machine washable so the good old damp cloth will have to be used to get rid of any spillages.

From our experience, dabbing with lukewarm water and a cleaning solution does the trick.

Brook and Wilde Mattress Layers 

1. Top Memory Foam Layer   

The Visco-elastic properties of memory foam allow for it to contour and mould to the shape of your body. Another great reason to have memory foam close to your body is the fact that its slow responsiveness dampens any motion transference which could be coming from your partners’ side.

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(Image credit: Brook + Wilde)

2. Mini Pocket Spring Layer   

2000 mini pocket springs placed just beneath the memory foam layer are engineered to aid with needed pressure relief as well as act as a transition layer.

Many standard hybrid mattresses only use this as their spring/support layer in their mattresses, whereas Brook and Wilde use this layer and a second spring layer which you will read about in the 4th layer.

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(Image credit: Brook + Wilde)

3. Memory Foam Layer

The second memory foam layer is denser and takes the shape of a wave to provide more support to the shoulder areas as well as to allow for optimal spinal alignment.

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(Image credit: Brook + Wilde)

4. Full Pocket Spring Layer

This is the support layer which gives you needed support. These full-sized springs are individually wrapped which allow for them to move independently. This layer gives you the push back you need and minimises edge collapse.

brook wilde full pocket springs layer
(Image credit: Brook + Wilde)

5. Base Polyurethane Layer

Polyurethane is the industry standard as a base layer. It is great as a foundation layer because of its dense form and also keeps the mattress together.

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(Image credit: Brook + Wilde)

How Thick Is the Brook and Wilde Mattress?

The total mattress thickness is 28cm, this is 3cm thicker than the average mattress but your bed sheets will still work fine with the Brook and Wilde and the mattress will hold up to 18 stone or 114kg per person (based on a bed with two people).

Brook and Wilde Mattress Firmness 

This is what sets the Brook and Wilde mattress apart from the other mattresses, they don’t offer a “one size fits all” mattress but rather offer their mattresses in 3 degrees of firmness. Soft, medium and firm. According to our Brook and Wilde mattress review, the firmness ranges from 4-7 out of 10.

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(Image credit: The Mattress Guide)

Depending on your preference, of course, we would recommend the appropriate firmness. If you are struggling to find the right mattress for you, then take note of your sleeping position as side sleepers usually need a soft to medium feeling mattress whereas back and stomach sleepers could do with a medium to firm mattress.

spinal alignment
(Image credit: Brook + Wilde)

If you are not satisfied with the firmness of your mattress, Brook and Wilde will exchange the whole mattress (please do confirm with Brook + Wilde beforehand as this may change), and the exchanged mattress gets donated to the British Heart Foundation.

Mattress Design

The look the Brook and Wilde mattress has is one of our favourites, it clearly looks like a quality mattress thanks to its unique design pattern on the white upper section. However, it is very likely you will place a cover over, at least you can rest assured you have a good looking mattress beneath you.

brook and wilde lux mattress design
(Image credit: Brook + Wilde)

Brook and Wilde Trial Period and Warranty  

Just like the other mattress brands out there, Brook and Wilde offer a 100-night trial. This means you can try the mattress in the comfort of your own home. It will be delivered at no cost to you, they can even take away your old mattress and recycle it which comes at a small fee of around £25. Brook and Wilde have created a perfect equilibrium between luxury and practicality.

If you are not totally satisfied with your mattress you can either request a pickup and get a full refund or request another firmness to be sent to you (again, please check this is still available).

The Brook and Wilde mattress also comes with a 10-year guarantee, this is standard in the industry but still shows the confidence they have in their mattress.

Brook and Wilde really stand out when it comes to service compared to our other mattress reviews. Service goes a long way these days as it not only shows you are appreciated but your request get solved quicker.

Mattress Delivery & Box

In this area Brook and Wilde truly shine. The mattress is vacuumsealed and rolled in a neat 100cm x 50cm 50cm box for transportation. Delivery is within 3 days of order, this is one of the shortest delivery periods currently available for the “bed in a box” industry here in the UK.

The mattress is delivered using a two-man service that will bring the mattress to your room of choice, this is not common and is a great option for those who may need help getting the mattress upstairs. As previously described they can also take your old mattress as they leave and recycle it for you.

brook and wilde mattress delivery box
(Image credit: Brook + Wilde)

Additional Services  

Once you have chosen your mattress, at the checkout page you can choose a PREMIUM 2 man delivery to your room of choice at no extra cost. The day before delivery you will receive a 2-hour delivery window. On the day of delivery, the driver will pre-call you to give a heads up 30 minutes before they arrive. That way you will never miss the delivery.

Additionally, Saturday delivery is also possible but this will depend on your location.

Payment Options

  • Debit/Credit Card  
  • Paypal
  • Amazon Pay
  • Apple Pay
  • PayPal

Brook and Wilde Mattress Price and Sizing

We aim to describe as many features as we can in this Brook and Wilde mattress review but we also understand price is a huge factor when deciding on investing in a new mattress. For the number of layers and the quality, the prices are surprisingly reasonable especially when combined with our regular discounts below.

Below we put together a table of the standard prices and sizes, make sure to have a look at our DISCOUNT CODE page for big exclusive savings or alternatively to our Best Brook and Wilde mattress deals.

SIZEDIMENSIONSPRICE (EXCL. DISCOUNT)
Brook + Wilde Single size mattress90x190x28 cm£549
Brook + Wilde Double size mattress135x190x28 cm£749
Brook + Wilde King size mattress150x200x28 cm£849
Brook + Wilde Super king size mattress180x200x28 cm£949
*prices and availability may be subject to change  

Brook and Wilde Customer Reviews 

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Brook + Wilde Mattress Awards

Since we have first done our Brook and Wilde mattress review, we have seen them make reach some huge milestones such as the awards below in just a short time frame.

  1. Which? Best Buy
  2. Grand Designs Loves
  3. Real Homes Loves
  4. Country & Town House Great British brand

Don’t forget to check out our Best Mattress UK list, Best Hybrid Mattress picks and Top Luxury Mattresses, which the Brook + Wilde Elite won.

Findings  

  • For every Book and Wilde mattress bought, a tree is planted, so you will be directly responsible for reducing the Earth’s carbon footprint.  
  • 0% financing option can only be used with purchases over £500.

Should I Buy a Brook and Wilde Mattress?  

To conclude this Brook and Wilde mattress review we can say that the 5 layer combination definitely puts this hybrid mattress up there amongst the best we have reviewed, view our Best Hybrid Mattress Picks to see where it is placed. The Brook and Wilde mattress is the perfect mattress for those looking for:

  • A quality mattress with extra bounce.   
  • A mattress that’s offered in 3 comfort options, which can be exchanged.
  • A hybrid mattress that comes with great service and after-sales support.
Brook and Wilde Mattress Review
Material Quality
Comfort
Support
Motion Isolation
Cooling
Edge Support
Sex/ Bounce
Company Reputation
Value for Money
Pros
100-night risk-free trial
10-year warranty
Free 2 man delivery
2 layers of springs
Choice of firmness
Cons
Limited size options
Not many customer reviews
4.5

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