Latex vs Memory Foam

Jashpal Mann asked 19th October 2011

John / Ryan… wonderful advice. I’m not going to buy a memory foam matress and will be looking into latex matresses to help with sore joints (shoulders and a very sore back.. although it’s a mine field !)… products include latext with memory foam, latext with memory foam and springs, latex with memeory foam, foam adn springs the list is endless !

My budget is about £350-400 and I’ve also been suggested a breathable visco from (deluxe model). although your recommendations would be appreciated Thanks J Mann

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John Staff answered 7 years ago

Hi Jashpal,


Thanks for your question.


You don’t disclose the size you are looking at but your budget is quite restrictive.


The closest we could match you with is our Origins Pocket Reflex 1000 or Origins Pocket Latex 1500. However, even at Single size these are both outside of that budget.



The Origins Pocket Reflex 1000 has a medium spring as standard with a Reflex Foam top layer providing a firmer feel.


 Origins Reflex
1750gsm Very soft Polyester
2One inch reflex foam layer
3270gsm Polyester
4One inch reflex foam layer
51000 Spun Bond Pocket Springs


The Origins Pocket Latex 1500 again has that medium spring as standard but this product has an in-built latex top layer, giving the firmest feel overall within our Origins range.


 John Ryan By Design Origins Latex
1300 gsm Wool Silk blend pad
23cm Talalay Latex (60/40% blend) 70kg Density
33cm Talalay Latex (60/40% blend) 70kg Density
4One inch HD Foam
51500 Spun Bond Pocket Springs


We would need to know your body weights, sleeping habits and preferred feel in the top layers to discuss the suitability of these products.


Similarly, it might be worth keeping a check on our Outlet section. These are items that have been produced, used and returned to us under our 60 day love it or return it guarantee. They are subsequently graded and discounted accordingly before being retailed again. Please see below for the grading vs. discount guidelines;


B10%Product returned within 60 days and may have a small mark or scuff through transit.
C20%Product returned within 60 days and has one or more areas of marks through transit but no tears
D30%Product returned within 60 days and has a few marks and one small tear through transit.
E40%Product returned within 60 days and has several marks and up to one small tear through transit.
F50%Product returned within 60 days and has several marks and more than one tear.


I hope this has answered your questions fully but if you have any further queries please don’t hesitate to contact our office on 0161 437 4419.


Kind Regards, Lee.