Failure to use a mattress which does not comply to BS7177 standards for commercial applications could invalidate your insurance and lead to prosecution in the event of a fire. Whilst their domestic counterpart may be cheaper, don’t take the risk!
The following hospitality businesses require Crib 5 / Ignition Source 5 treated products and therefore must use ‘contract’ mattresses and beds (this is an example list only and is not exhaustive):
- Hotels and B&Bs
- Guest Houses
- Boarding Schools
- Residential Homes
- Halls of Residence
- Holiday Camps
In order to buy a mattress or bed for commercial use, the product must comply to specific UK Fire Regulations comprising of the following tests:
- BS EN597-1 (Cigarette)
- BS EN597-2 (Match)
- CRIB 5 – BS717
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Our CRIB 5 contract mattresses can be cut to literally ANY shape or size! If you can draw it, we can make it. Whether you need a double mattress cut slightly shorter or a mattress shaped to wrap around a wall we can make it for you!
Our bespoke service is great for hotels with luxurious antique bed frames that do not comply to standard dimensions.
Whether you require mattresses for student lets, care homes, hotels, or other hospitality applications, Custom Size Beds CRIB 5 service can help