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Size Guide

Choosing the right size of bed and mattress can be confusing - this guide aims to make bed and mattress sizes as clear as possible.


UK Sizes

These are standard UK bed and mattress sizes.

  • Small single bed and mattress size guide
    2ft6 UK Small single

    75cm x 190cm     /     2'6" x 6'3"

    2ft6 Small Single

    Typically found where space is at a real premium, the small single size mattress is slim enough to fit into very tight spaces and still gives a sensible sleeping surface for one.


    Small Single mattresses

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    Small Single Bed Frames

    A 'small single' bed is a frame which accepts a small single size mattress. The overall dimensions will be slightly larger than 75cm x 190cm, due to the width of the frame itself. Please check product listings or contact us for details

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  • Single bed and mattress size guide
    3ft UK Single

    90cm x 190cm     /     3' x 6'3"

    3ft Single

    This is the UK single mattress size, and the size people mean when they talk about a standard single mattress.


    Single mattresses

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    Single Bed Frames

    A single bed is a frame which accepts a single size mattress. The overall dimensions will be slightly larger than 90cm x 190cm, due to the width of the frame itself. Please check product listings or contact us for details

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  • Small double bed and mattress size guide
    4ft UK Small double

    120cm x 190cm     /     4' x 6'3"

    4ft Small double

    Narrower than a standard double, so-called 'Small Double' mattresses are ideal for occasional use (such as for guest bedrooms) - this provides just enough room for two.


    Small Double Mattresses

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    Small Double Bed Frames

    A small double bed is a frame which accepts a small double size mattress. The overall dimensions will be slightly larger than 120cm x 190cm, due to the width of the frame itself. Please check product listings or contact us for details

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  • Double bed and mattress size guide
    4ft6 UK Double

    135cm x 190cm     /     4'6 x 6'3"

    4ft6 Double

    This is the UK double mattress size.


    Double Mattresses

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    Double Bed Frames

    A double bed is a frame which accepts a double size mattress. The overall dimensions will be slightly larger than 135cm x 190cm, due to the width of the frame itself. Please check product listings or contact us for details

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  • King size bed and mattress size guide
    5ft UK King size

    150cm x 200cm     /     5' x 6'6"

    5ft King size

    King size mattresses are wider and longer than standard double mattresses - and although they are only 6 inches wider, this can make a huge difference to how much space you have when sharing a bed.


    King Size Mattresses

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    King Size Bed Frames

    A king size bed is a frame which accepts a king size mattress. The overall dimensions will be slightly larger than 150cm x 200cm, due to the width of the frame itself. Please check product listings or contact us for details

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  • Super king size bed and mattress size guide
    6ft UK Superking size

    180cm x 200cm     /     6' x 6'6"

    6ft Superking size

    Superking mattresses are a whole foot wider than king size - and they provide a wonderfully large sleeping surface. Not everyone can fit a bed of this size into their bedroom - but if you can, it is worth it!


    Superking mattresses

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    Superking size Bed Frames

    A superking size bed is a frame which accepts a double size mattress. The overall dimensions will be slightly larger than 180cm x 200cm, due to the width of the frame itself. Please check product listings or contact us for details

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European Sizes

These are European bed and mattress sizes - often referred to as Euro sizes, these are sold by European manufacturers such as Ikea

  • European single bed and mattress size guide
    European Single

    90cm x 200cm     /     3' x 6'6"

    Euro Single

    The same width as a standard UK single size, but slightly longer. If you bought a single bed from a European manufacturer like Ikea, you will probably need this size!


  • Euro double bed and mattress size guide
    European Double

    140cm x 200cm     /     4'9 x 6'6"

    Euro Double

    Slightly wider and slightly longer than a standard UK double mattress. If you bought a double bed from a European manufacturer like Ikea, you will probably need this size.


    Euro double mattresses

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  • Eurio king size bed and mattress size guide
    European King

    160cm x 200cm     /     5'3 x 6'6"

    Euro King

    The same length as a standard UK king size, but slightly wider. If you bought a king size bed from a European manufacturer like Ikea, you will probably need this size.


    Euro King Mattresses

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