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Your Guide to UK Mattress Sizes

Finding the correct size mattress is important but can be confusing as there are no international standard sizes.

The differences between British, European and American mattress sizes are slight, but crucially important when considering bed frame, mattress, duvet, and bed linen too. To ensure you get the right size mattress for your bed we’ve put together this easy-to-understand guide.

We hope these size charts will make it easy, and if you need assistance, our award-winning customer experience team are on hand by phone or email, so you can start the exciting and fun process of choosing your dream French bed and the very best in French bedroom design.

Mattress Size Comparison Charts

UK Mattress Sizes

Dimensions (Imperial)

Dimensions (Metric)

Average Mattress Weight

UK Single

3’0” x 6’3”

90cm x 190cm

35kg

UK Double

4’5” x 6’3”

135cm x 190cm

52kg

UK King

5’0” x 6’6”

150cm x 200cm

61kg

UK Super King

6’0” x 6’6”

180cm x 200cm

75kg

UK Emperor

7’0” x 7’0”

215cm x 215cm

100kg

 

UK MATTRESS SIZES

What Size Is A Single Mattress UK?

The UK Single mattress measures 90 x 190cm. Ideal for the solo sleeper, children or young adults, the single bed is the perfect addition to any average to small bedroom leaving plenty of floor space free!

What Size Is A Double Mattress UK?

The Double mattress is a popular size for couples as this bed easily accommodates 2 people, however, would also be perfect for individuals just looking for a bit more room! It measures 135 x 190cm making the UK’s Double slightly smaller than our European and American friends’ version. Our double is comfortable yet practical as it does not take up too much space in the bedroom.

What Size Is A King Size Mattress UK?

The King mattress is the most popular size amongst couples and adults that have a little bit of extra space both in the width and length. As King size beds are longer than double beds, they’re perfect for people who could do with some extra leg room, measuring 150 x 200cm.

What Size Is A Super King Mattress UK?

The Super King mattress offers ultimate comfort and luxury with some added width. The Super king is 180 x 200cm making it wider than the king and it is ideal for a master bedroom making for the perfect sleeping space.

What Size Is An Emperor Mattress UK?

The Emperor mattress is the largest mattress size in the UK, measuring an impressive 215 x 215cm (that’s 7ft by 7ft!). Perfect for those of us looking for the ultimate in luxury, an emperor bed not only makes a style statement, but it allows you to relax, stretch out and sleep in an unbeatable amount of space. It is also ideal for any family to enjoy all together for those quiet family mornings or to cuddle up and watch a film.

UK Mattress Size Chart

All of our French beds fit UK mattress sizes.

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Settle Into Silence Upholstered Bed

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EUROPEAN MATTRESS SIZES

 

European Mattress Sizes

Dimensions (Imperial)

Dimensions (Metric)

Average Mattress Weight

European Single

3’0” x 6’6”

90cm x 200cm

35kg

European Double

4’6” x 6’6”

140cm x 200cm

52kg

European King

5’2” x 6’6”

160cm x 200cm

61kg

European Grande King

6’0” x 6’6”

180cm x 200cm

75kg

European Super King

6’6” x 6’6”

200cm x 200cm

100kg

What Size Is A Single Mattress EU?

The Single size is best suited to children and young adults measuring at 90 x 200cm, longer than that of the UK size single making it suited to children as they grow into their teenage years!

What Size Is A Double Mattress EU?

The Double is the next size up from the single over a ⅓ of extra width measuring 140 x 200 cm. It enables the accommodation of couples or individuals who want more room. It works well for bedrooms that cannot comfortably fit a King bed.

What Size Is A King Mattress EU?

The King is well suited for couples, allowing space for both people with added width whilst maintaining length. It measures at 160 x 200 cm, making this size perfect for a master bedroom.

What Size Is A Grande King Mattress EU?

The Grande King is for couples looking for a spacious bed, providing more than enough room for each person to stretch out comfortably. Measuring 180 x 200cm the added width makes the mattress an ideal place to rest and relax as well as sleep, perfect for couples or individuals with more bedroom space. The Grande King is the equivalent of the UK’s Super King.

What Size Is A Super King Mattress EU?

The biggest mattress in the European range is the Super King. Offering comfort and luxury, it measures in at 200cm x 200cm, ideal for those wanting to make the bedroom a sanctuary of serene relaxation. You’ll notice that it’s not quite as luxurious as the emperor bed in the UK, losing 15cm on both width and length.

European Mattress Size Chart

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Windsor Garden Floral Upholstered Bed

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Tournier Garden Upholstered Bed

Lit D'Amour Linen Upholstered Bed


White Glove Service

Take the hassle out of delivery, with room of choice delivery as standard on all large furniture* and mattress orders.

If you would like your new furniture assembled (e.g. beds) and the packaging removed, our White Glove Service is £45. This should be booked before delivery and does not include the assembly and fitting of electrical items or attaching items to your walls. Just make sure any existing furniture you have is disassembled and/or out of the way before your delivery arrives.

*Excludes some Armoires

US MATTRESS SIZES


US Single (98 x 189cm)

The Single is the smallest size of bed at 98 x 189cm ideal young children and small individuals. A great bed for children to allow them to utilize more of the floor space of the room.

US Double (136 x 189 cm)

The Double mattress provides a good compromise between a Single and a Queen. Measuring 136 x 189cm this bed is great for a solo sleeper looking for more room but is also a decent size for couples. This size is also very practical for saving floor space in bedrooms.

US Queen (152 x 202 cm)

The Queen size mattress is a better match for individuals who want to stretch out with more width as well as length as the queen is longer than the double. The Queen measures 152 x 202cm and is a perfectly suited and size mattress for couples, still allowing floor space in the average size bedroom.

US King (193 x 202 cm)

The King mattress is wider than the Queen mattress providing a more much more spacious feel. The King is 193 x 202 cm better for couples with more bedroom space. In UK terms, this bed is somewhere between a Super King and an Emperor.

US California (183 x 212 cm)

The California mattress is a longer mattress making it the preferable choice for taller couples or individuals. Measuring 183 x 212cm it provides the combination to achieve the ultimate sleeping experience. In comparison, a California mattress isn’t as big as the UK’s emperor mattress size.

US Mattress Size Chart

 

US Mattress Sizes

Dimensions (Imperial)

Dimensions (Metric)

Average Mattress Weight

US Single

3’2” x 6’2”

98cm x 189cm

35kg

US Double

4’5” x 6’2”

136cm x 189cm

52kg

US Queen

5’0” x 6’7”

152cm x 202cm

61kg

US King

6’3” x 6’7”

193cm x 202cm

75kg

US California

6’0” x 7’0”

183cm x 212cm

100kg

If you're interested in looking at our range of Vispring mattresses, use the links below:

Vispring Double Mattresses Vispring King Size Mattresses Vispring Super King Mattresses Vispring Emperor Mattresses

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