Wooden Bed Sizes

Old wooden tape measureWe source antique wooden beds both from the UK and the Continent. Consequently the dimensions of the beds can be in Imperial (feet and inches) or Metric (metres and centimetres). In most cases we adapt the Continental beds to accept standard British mattresses and bases, but in cases where adaption is impossible or where it is preferable to keep the bed as original as possible, we can provide Metric sized mattresses and bases.

It is often the case that the original side runners are damaged, warped or too short so we adapt most beds with our metal structure. This ensures that the beds are sturdy and can accept the modern British size mattress and base.

The pictures below give examples of different standard sizes of wooden beds. Of course antique beds often do not conform to standard dimensions and so we provide all shapes and sizes of bases and mattresses to suit.