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How big is a double bed in the UK?

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A double bed in the UK measures 4 feet 6 inches wide by 6 feet 3 inches wide (135 cm x 190 cm). Bed size, most of the time, refers to the dimensions of a mattress sitting inside the bed frame.

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There are no standardized bed sizes in the UK and any reference to bed sizes will typically be referring to mattress sizes, which have a standardized size grading. The size dimension of the room where the bed is positioned in relation to other furniture is important when planning to purchase a double bed. A double bed is common and widely used size in the UK.

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