About our Double Bed Frames
Double bed frames are flexible in that they can comfortably be used for two people are one person. The most popular sizes in the UK are either the King sized bed or the double bed. Double beds are preferred by couples living in small London apartments or cosy countryside cottages. Some couples even cherish the intimacy this sizes forces on them; other couples absolutely hate it.
What mattress do I use on a Double Bed?
The size of the mattress which can be used on a double bed is 4'6" x 6'3" or 135cm x 190cm and our double beds should accommodate a mattress from any supplier of these sizes. These size mattresses are readily available in UK and but are hard to come by in Europe. It should also not matter what type of double bed you get, whether you buy a double metal bed or a double upholstered bed, your mattress should fit on either one as long as you buy a double bed.
We have a range of natural pocket sprung mattresses which are compatible with our beds and beds by other manufacturers. It is possible to use mattresses of other constructions like foam mattresses or latex mattress with our beds without a problem.
What is the dimension of a Double Bed?
When you refer to a double bed it usually refers to the size of mattress which fits onto the double bed. The dimensions of the actual double bed frame depend on the model that you buy. A double bed is usually wider than the size of the mattress by a couple of inches upto 5-6 inches. A double bed frame can be longer than a double mattress from 4 inches to 8 inches.
What mattress do I use for European sized double bed frames?
The equivalent mattress for a double bed in Europe is 140cm x 200cm which is slightly larger and longer than a UK double mattress size. Some of our beds are available to accommodate the 140cm European size. European 140cm sized mattresses are harder to come by in UK but we are able to customise our natural pocket sprung mattresses to this size.
What types of double bed frames are popular?
It is possible to make double beds out of wood, metal, fabric or a combination of these materials. All of these materials are popular, and it really comes down to personal preference and the aestethic that is needed for a room. Most of our models are available as a double bed frame, being one of the more popular sizes.
Double beds are popular in various styles as well and work well in contemporary minimalist bed rooms or a vintage cottage style maximalist room. You may also like to look at low footend beds or four poster beds.
Low double beds
In the past people often bought high footend and higher beds but now days low double bed frames are more popular. Our range includes low double beds in a variety of colours and materials so that you can find a bed to suit you from our range. You can also view our complete range of low beds, which include our low double beds.
Are there other sizes of double beds?
Usually in the UK, a double bed refers to a particular size. But it gets confusing as some countries refer to any size which can accommodate two people as double beds. If you're in the market for a double bed, it may be worth checking out small double beds if you're more constrained in size. Otherwise you may also look at a king size bed or a super king size bed.
We also have other bed sizes available.