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What are the U.K Bed Measurements?

Posted on 14th Dec 2018 2 mins to read
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With lots of sizes available, choosing a new bed that's right for you can be a bit tricky. Whether you're buying a new frame, mattress or both, it's important to know the exact measurements. Measurements vary from country to country, so, what are the U.K bed measurements?

What are the U.K Bed Measurements?

Small Single - 2’6” x 6’3”

Small singles are the perfect size for children that aren't quite ready for a full single bed. They're slightly narrower in width but offer the same amount of length as a single. 

Single - 3’0” x 6’3”

Suitable for both children and adults. The single bed is a great space-saving option for smaller rooms. 

Small Double - 4’0” x 6’3”

A small double, also known as a queen is slightly narrower than a classic double. A great option for single sleepers who require extra space or for rooms where a standard double won't quite fit. 

Standard Double - 4’6” x 6’3”

A standard double is the most popular size in the U.K. Designed to fit two adults comfortably, it's a great choice for couples. 

King Size - 5’0” x 6’6”

King size beds are ideal for couples with special requirements. They are the most recommended size for those over 6'0" tall. Providing both extra length and width. 

Super King Size - 6’0” x 6’6”

Super king size is the largest available size in the U.K. With a whopping amount of space, it's perfect for couples who prefer to stretch out. 

Always check measurements

The sizes outlined above are the standard measurements available in the U.K. Occasionally, some retailers may create their own sizes so it's always important to measure the bed frame if you're buying a new mattress. Sizes vary from country to country so if you're buying abroad, be sure to check their unique measurements. 

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