UK Bedding Sizes: A Buyer’s Guide

UK Bedding Sizes: A Buyer’s Guide

Size matters. Buying the correct size bed is important for both your comfort and for the size of the bedroom. Whether you’re investing in a new bed or treating yourself to some fancy new bed linen, make sure you know which sizes are best for you with our handy buyer’s guide to UK bedding sizes.

It is important to remember that sizes will vary between different manufacturers, so these measurements should be treated as an approximate guide only.

UK Bed Mattress Sizes

MetricImperial
Single90 x 190cm 3ft x 6ft 3″
Small Double120 x 190cm4ft x 6ft 3″
Double135 x 190cm4ft 6″ x 6ft 3″
King150 x 200cm5ft x 6ft 6″
Superking180 x 200cm6ft x 6ft 6″
Emperor200 x 200cm6ft 6″ x 6ft 6″

Duvet & Duvet Cover Sizes

MetricImperial
Single140 x 200cm55 x 79″
Small Double180 x 200cm72 x 79″
Double200 x 200cm79 x 79″
King225 x 220cm89 x 87″
Superking260 x 220cm102 x 87″
Emperor290 x 235cm114 x 87″

Pillowcase Sizes

MetricImperial
Standard / Housewife50 x 75cm20 x 30″
Oxford*50 x 75cm20 x 30″
Superking50 x 90cm20 x 36″
Small Square40 x 40cm16 x 16″
Medium Square50 x 50cm20 x 20″
Large Square65 x 65cm26 x 26″

* Same sized opening as Standard but with additional decorative hem.

Flat Sheet Sizes

MetricImperial
Single180 x 275cm71 x 108″
Double230 x 275cm91 x 108″
King275 x 275cm108 x 108″
Superking305 x 275cm120 x 108″
Emperor320 x 290cm126 x 114″

Fitted Sheet Sizes

MetricImperial
Single90 x 190 x 30cm35 x 75 x 12″
Small Double122 x 190 x 30cm48 x 75 x 12″
Double140 x 190 x 30cm55 x 75 x 12″
King150 x 200 x 30cm59 x 79 x 12″
Superking180 x 200 x 30cm71 x 79 x 12″
Emperor200 x 200 x 30cm79 x 79 x 12″

Deep Fitted Sheet Sizes

MetricImperial
Single90 x 190 x 34cm35 x 75 x 13″
Small Double122 x 190 x 34cm48 x 75 x 13″
Double140 x 190 x 34cm55 x 75 x 13″
King150 x 200 x 34cm59 x 79 x 13″
Superking180 x 200 x 34cm71 x 79 x 13″
Emperor200 x 200 x 34cm79 x 79 x 13″

Please note: all information provided here is intended as an approximate UK bedding sizes guide only. There may be slight variations in sizes between different manufacturers. Always double check measurements provided by suppliers before making a purchase.