The National Bed Federation Awards

Glasswells has been named by the National Bed Federation as winners of the Largest Retail Champion and Outstanding Bed Store categories at this year’s industry awards, being described by judges as ‘one the finest furniture retailers, not just in the UK but maybe all of Europe.’

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As the voice of the UK bed industry and trade association of British and Irish bed manufacturers, The National Bed Federation (NBF) recognises trusted, honest and sustainable retailers, who manufacture long-lasting, reliable, organic, top-quality beds and mattresses.

Winning two of the six impressive NBF retailer awards, Glasswells has been identified for offering a shopping experience like no other; from promising great value by working with trusted NBF suppliers, to giving expert advice through investment in staff training on National Bed Federation courses.

On presenting the Outstanding Bed Store of the Year award, the NBF judges commented: “Glasswells’ flagship shone as a store that truly knows its products, its customers and what is required to support staff to deliver the best possible service.”

Our grand showrooms present customers with inspirational displays, offering a true representation of how products can look within a home, as well as showing clear pricing and product information. This results in an educated choice being made when selecting from the 100 beds and mattresses on show in our Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich showrooms. This immense choice is paired with exceptional value, and customers can feel reassured when they choose a ‘NBF Approved’ bed from such a long-standing, reliable independent business.

Words from our Managing Director, Paul Glasswell

Glasswells are honoured to receive the awards, as Paul Glasswell, Managing Director, explained: “We are thrilled that Glasswells has won not only the Large NBF Retail Champion of the Year, but also the Outstanding Bed Store of the Year at the National Bed Federation Industry Awards.

“My grandfather started the business in 1946 and we have always strived to be the best home furnisher; from creating immaculate shopping environments, to working closely with specially selected suppliers and investing in our people to offer the expert advice we are renowned for.

“To be described by the judges as ‘one the finest furniture retailers, not just in the UK but maybe all of Europe,’ makes me very proud. Whilst all of the team at Glasswells has played their part in achieving these awards, special thanks must go to Julie Valentine, our Bed Buyer, who has put tremendous effort into making Glasswells the Outstanding Bed Store of the Year.”

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Glasswells, Brentgovel Street 1946

National Bed Federation Approved Products & Suppliers

Glasswells is proud of the supreme quality of beds and mattresses available for all, created by some of the most sought-after NBF brands, including HarrisonHypnos and Relyon. Customers can be sure to receive durable, honest and sustainable home furnishings at brilliant value, that will provide support, style and comfort for years to come.

With the ability to try before you buy at our showrooms, our sleep experts will help ensure you make the right choice for you and your wellbeing.

Fully upholstered and made in the UK by skilled craftsmen, our brand-new NBF approved Bedingfield Divan Bed is a huge hit with customers. Providing exceptional cosiness, protection and style to any home, this bed fits effortlessly into any bedroom.

The 1000 pocket spring mattress contours to your body for full support and brings a luxurious feeling to your room. With drawers available on the base, this bed offers extra storage to help keep your room immaculate.

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Bedingfield 1000 Divan Bed

Harrison Spinks – The True Makers of Luxury Beds

Comfort and sustainability coincide at Harrison Spinks, since 1840. From growing natural fibres on their own farm, to developing their individual recyclable spring technology, only the finest sustainable materials are used within their handcrafted beds.

Every Harrison mattress, at Glasswells, is free from glue, chemicals and foam and all beds are handmade and tailored to allow each person to have a bed that matches their own needs and provide a natural night’s sleep. As proud partners with British Wool, they certify all wool fillings are responsibly sourced from British farms, so you know exactly what is in each mattress.

Here at Glasswells, our great range of luxury Harrison beds cater for all needs and budgets. One thing you can be certain of is that you will enjoy the feeling you can only get from sleeping on the finest materials, with every part of your body blissfully supported by thousands of pocket springs.

Discover our range of Harrison Beds and Mattresses in store and online today and experience five-star quality and comfort for yourself.

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Harrison Chalfont Divan Bed

Hypnos – Sleep Sustainably, Wake Up Beautifully

There’s no bed quite like a Hypnos bed. Hand crafted from the finest natural and sustainable materials, these beds really are exceptionally comfortable. Backed by numerous awards, such as the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2017 and 2020, and The Royal Warrant, Hypnos is equipped with a ‘mark’ of excellence, which reinforces their reputation for the very best of British quality.

Every single Hypnos bed is a bespoke design, handcrafted to absolute perfection. The passion, experience and unparalleled attention of their skilful craftsmen, promises exceptional quality with each creation and their confidence within their products is unmatched, which is why with every Hypnos purchase, you are provided with a 10-year guarantee.

A Hypnos pocket spring mattress has been exclusively designed to immediately recognise your body’s unique imprint, sensing your shape and weight distribution, providing unmatched comfort and support exactly where you need it, continuously adjusting to every movement.

The variety of Hypnos beds at Glasswells is not only considerable, but deeply inclusive, with bedsmattresses and headboards available in a range of sizes, colours and materials. You are sure to find the best product to meet your wants and needs, all at fantastic value. Explore the options online or in store today.

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Hypnos Orthocare Sublime Divan Bed

Sealy - Scientifically Advanced Comfort

Since 1881, Sealy have been revolutionising to provide the best sleep experience to satisfy customers. They have a simple equation: Science + Support = A Great Night’s Sleep, and more energy in the morning! Their unique Posturepedic technology provides a precise level of support, ensuring you have a deeper sleep and are ready for the following morning every time you wake.

In fact, Sealy won ‘Bed Product of the Year Award 2022’ for their Elevate Ultra Turing Plush mattress at the National Bed Federation Bed Awards. This brilliant invention keeps the body’s posture parallel to the sleep surface, the hips and shoulders are aligned and the spine is straight, whilst perfectly relaxed; the optimum sleeping position for your body.

Starting with a MemorySense® ComfortCore™, this layer targets your hips and lower back for the ultimate pressure relief, followed by Sealy’s very own InfiniLux™ – a luxe, premium foam that offers resilience and sumptuous comfort.

All our Sealy products are only available in store, so make sure to visit your local Glasswells showroom and try the ‘Best Bed Product of 2022’; you are sure to love it immediately.

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Sealy Elevate Ultra Turing Plush Mattress

Relyon – The Prerequisite for a Great Sleep

Founded in 1858 by a family of wool merchants, the Price Brothers and Co. business created 100% wool mattresses that were of such prestigious quality, that the mattresses became known for being something you could truly ‘rely on’. This reputation is the reason the brand is now called Relyon.

Nowadays, the beds harness the talents of Relyon’s experts and unites them with the finest natural materials, plus a host of bespoke tailoring options, ensuring every person can find their perfect bed.

Quality without the comprise is at the core of everything Relyon do, and it doesn’t go unnoticed. To create beds to rely on, superior materials are crucial. Exquisite clean contents and calico covered pocket springs combine in all mattresses, along with the skilful craftsmanship, providing a sleep like no other.

With a variety of Relyon bedsmattresses & headboards available at Glasswells, there is something for everyone and every budget. They have all your bedtime essentials sorted, with a stunning range of modern beds, from minimalistic designs right through to elaborate beds and headboards.

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Relyon Walcott Ortho Backcare 800 Divan Bed

Chat with our Sleep Experts

When it comes to beds, it is essential to try before you buy, as only you can tell whether the mattress will support you correctly. Our beautiful showrooms display over 100 beds and mattresses, which you can test to ensure you will have the best night’s sleep.

Our sleep experts are on hand every day to help you find the ideal bed and mattress for yourself. If you don’t know where to start, don’t worry! We have something for everyone, from single to super king sizes, soft to firm mattress tensions and memory foam or pocket spring mattresses. We also have a bed for every occasion; cabin and bunk bedsdivanselectric adjustable beds, ottomans and so much more.

Here at Glasswells, you can purchase a designer bed, crafted from the finest materials, without paying the price. We feel that a luxury bed is a worthwhile investment, in return for years of rejuvenated mornings, as we spend 1/3 of our lives in bed. This is why we offer flexible Finance options, available online and in store.

Visit one of our inspiring showrooms and explore a world of luxury and sustainability. With a great number of beds made from natural materials and fillings, plus invaluable advice from our sleep experts, make Glasswells shopping destination a priority. It’s what your home’s been waiting for!

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21st November 2022

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