Big Brand Beds have been one of the leading suppliers of Dunlopillo beds and mattresses for over 40 years.
Dunlopillo latex was invented by scientist, Mr EA Murphy in January 1929. He was working for Dunlop at Fort Dunlop in Birmingham. The name Dunlopillo as it was registered in 1926 and it was the first foam ever manufactured.
Murphy had been trying for some time to discover a method of creating latex foam but could not achieve the right consistency as the bubbles would not stay. Fortunately his wife suggested a cake mixer which worked to allow the product to be created. Murphy went on to commission a larger version of his wife’s mixer for use in the manufacturing, fine tuning the process and the first mattress went on sale in the UK in 1931.
Today Dunlopillo beds and mattresses are amongst the most sort after. They are designed to deliver long lasting performance by utilising their natural resilience to hold their shape and remain durable for many years.
All beds are available on a sprung slatted base for additional support or a sprung edge base for a slightly softer feel. These are complimented buy a wireless adjustable divan base, headboards and a wide range of fabrics to upholster your bed in.