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Postby katbh » Mon, 01 Jul 2013 7:38 am

Can anyone give a definitive answer on whether Singapore Ikea bed sizes are the same is Ikea in the UK....
Not all that clear on line at Ikea

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Postby QRM » Mon, 01 Jul 2013 8:50 am

I would have thoughts so, makes no sense to have different ranges for different counties, the best bet is to log into the IKEA UK website and then Log into the IKEA singapore and compare the sizes.

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Postby Hannieroo » Mon, 01 Jul 2013 9:46 am

I measured the other week. Our spare room UK Ikea queen is the same size mattress as my eldest's SG Ikea queen, different types of mattress too if that helps. Smallest's single bought here appears the same size as the Ikea he had in the UK, same bedding fits fine. The duvet covers also fit Ikea duvets.

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Postby nakatago » Mon, 01 Jul 2013 1:01 pm

FYI : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bed_size

Singaporean and Malaysian sizes

The following bed sizes are available in Singapore and Malaysia:

Single
36 in × 75 in (91 cm × 191 cm)
Super single
42 in × 75 in (107 cm × 191 cm)
Queen (double)
60 in × 75 in (152 cm × 191 cm)

King (double)
72 in × 75 in (183 cm × 191 cm)

UK and Ireland sizes

Toddler (Edwin Sized) bed
(about 70 cm × 140 cm)
Small single
30" by 72" (about 75 cm × 180 cm)
Standard single
36" × 75", also sold as 90 cm × 190 cm.
Small double or three-quarter
48" × 75" (approximately 120 cm × 190 cm).
Standard double
54" × 75", also sold as 135 cm × 190 cm.

King
60" × 78", also sold as 150 cm × 200 cm.
Queen or Super King
72" × 78", also sold as 180 cm × 200 cm.

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Postby Hannieroo » Mon, 01 Jul 2013 2:25 pm

But ikea is Swedish sizes. UK ikea mattresses do not fit standard UK sheets or beds.

I just measured again and they are exactly the same but husband who was curious as to why I was measuring beds says this bed is US not UK. The UK one went to storage. So, sorry.
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Postby nakatago » Mon, 01 Jul 2013 2:31 pm

Hannieroo wrote:But ikea is Swedish sizes. UK ikea mattresses do not fit standard UK sheets or bed frames.


I think Ikea tailors their sizes according to market. Failing that, sizes are always on their website, although for beds, use mattresses instead of the actual bed size.

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Postby katbh » Mon, 01 Jul 2013 2:34 pm

I have just had a response from Ikea...Head Office no less!
Apparently bed sizes are not uniform. Ikea in the UK sells two size types - UK and European. Singapore is ANOTHER size altogether....the beds are shorter. No kidding, they are shorter. I always wondered way my partner's legs fell off the bed since we came to Singapore - and here I was thinking it was an age related problem!
My god. I thought metric and imperial allen keys was bad, now even the beds are different sizes.

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Postby Hannieroo » Mon, 01 Jul 2013 2:44 pm

IMM has some bed shops with properly huge US super kings.

I have to go, my 5 year old now wants me to measure all of our furniture so he can write it down in his book. Thanks for that.

Edited because of stupid autocorrect.
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Postby katbh » Mon, 01 Jul 2013 2:46 pm

Ha! Cool dude....
At least he can write!

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Postby Hannieroo » Mon, 01 Jul 2013 3:00 pm

True and it's giving the dog a break. He's spent most of the day trying to teach him to dance so they can be famous.


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