bed & mattress buying guide

finding your perfect bed

Express Delivery Mattress

choosing your mattress

As you'll be spending over 15,000 hours on your new mattress, you'll need to be aware of what's inside, and how it will affect your sleep.

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discover the difference

Don't know your comfort layers from your support systems? You've come to the right place. We've created this quick guide to help you discover the mattress of your dreams with total ease.

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comfort layers

A gel-infused layer that actively responds to your body as you sleep, providing pressure relief and ease of movement for a more comfortable sleep.

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Perfect for hot sleepers, our Eco Comfort Fibres™ are highly breathable, so you can enjoy a fresher, cooler night's sleep.The fibres are also made from 100% recycled plastic bottles, to bring you incredible comfort that won’t cost the planet.

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A naturally sourced silk, wool and cashmere layer that regulates your body temperature and wicks away moisture. The premium natural fillings remove allergens from the air and are chemical treatment free, for a cleaner sleeping environment.

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A responsive layer that allows you to move easily throughout the night, providing optimal body support and helping you enjoy an undisturbed night’s sleep.

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Sink into a blissful night’s sleep with the cocooning nature of memory foam, which relieves built up pressure within the body and absorbs energy as you sleep, perfect if you're a restless sleeper.

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support systems

Individual pocket springs adjust to your body weight, providing ease of movement and an undisturbed night's sleep. Mirapocket® springs offer zoned support, scientifically proven to improve your spinal alignment and posture.

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Offering zoned support without disturbing your partner, Miracoil® springs are scientifically proven to improve your spinal alignment and posture, for luxiourious comfort and support personal to you.

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Cocooning the body from head to toe, a foam support system, provides you with a comfortable night’s sleep. Memory foam offers unparalleled support to help improve your spinal alignment and posture.

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bed & mattress sizes

Time to get sized-up. Measure up your space, allowing for space to move around the bed. We recommend the largest bed that will fit and a mattress at the same size as your bed base. Here are our standard UK mattress sizes:

single

Single mattresses measure 90 x 190cm (3' x 6'3"). A single bed is ideal for children, guest rooms, and attic spaces.

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double

Double mattresses measure 135 x 190cm (4'6" x 6'3"). A UK double bed is ideal for single adults & couples with limited space.

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king size

King Size mattreses measure 150 x 200cm (5' x 6'6"). A UK king size bed is perfect for couples, and is easy to find bedding to fit.

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super king

Super king size mattresses measure 180 x 200cm (6' x 6'6"). A UK super king mattress & bed is the best choice for couples with the space to spare. Equivalent to 2 single beds.

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Ottoman Bed

choosing a bed base

Whether you wish to make a statement, or save on space, there's a base to suit you. From luxurious upholstered divan bases with storage, to statement bed frames made from solid sustainable wood.

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storage options

Whether you need somewhere to store your clothes, or the perfect spot to keep bedtime essentials, you’ll find plenty of storage options here.

Divan bed without storage

A divan bed without storage

Divan bed without storage

Two drawers at the foot of the base

2 drawer divan storage bed

Continental, with room for bedside units

Divan storage bed with 2 full drawers and 2 mini drawers - Continental

Maximised 4 drawer storage

4 drawer divan storage bed

Half-base lift up storage compartment

Half ottoman divan storage bed

Half base storage with two small drawers

Half Ottoman divan storage bed with 2 mini drawers

Maximised ottoman-plus-drawer storage

Half ottoman divan storage bed with 2 full drawers

Use the entire bed base as storage

Full ottoman divan storage bed

bed assembly instructions

Bases with Castors or Legs

We hope you're happy with your new Silentnight divan. Please find assembly instructions for Silentnight bases with castors or legs below. If you have any problems, don't hesitate to give our customer service team a call

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bed & mattress tips

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