How Pull Down Beds Are Changing Urban Living Spaces

November 28, 2023

Did you notice how rare it is for people to have a spare room in their house? In 2021, 21.7% (5.4 million) of UK households were in a flat, maisonette or apartment, up from 21.0% (4.9 million) in 2011. In the heart of urban centers where square footage is at a premium, pull down beds are emerging as a revolutionary solution. These ingenious pieces of furniture are not just saving space; they’re completely redefining the functionality of modern homes. Join us as we delve into the transformative world of pull down beds and discover how they’re making a significant impact on urban living spaces. The Wall Bed Wave: Ushering In Space Efficiency The modern urbanite is no stranger to the limitations of compact living. Enter the wall bed: a game-changing piece of furniture that maximizes living space without sacrificing comfort or style. By day, these beds can be tucked away,…

Maximising Your Space with Fold-Down Beds

August 8, 2023

In today’s increasingly compact living environments, maximizing space is not just a trend but a necessity. Whether you reside in a cosy apartment or want to make the most of a spare room, the need for functional and flexible furniture is greater than ever. That’s where fold-down beds, come into play.  Being one of Europe’s premier wall bed specialists, Hideaway Beds has been at the forefront of space-saving solutions since 1993, offering a wide range of stylish and quality wall beds in the UK and Ireland.  So why do we recommend folding beds? Why Choose Fold-Down Beds from Hideaway Beds? When it comes to choosing the perfect space-saving solution for your home, Hideaway Beds stands as the go-to option. With years of experience, quality craftsmanship, and innovative designs, here’s why you should consider our fold-down beds: Innovative Space-Saving Furniture Since 1993, Hideaway Beds has been supplying specialist space-saving wall beds…

Space-Saving Solutions: The UK Murphy Bed Revolution

July 31, 2023

In a world where space is a precious commodity, people prefer to seek creative ways to make the most of every square foot. Whether you live in a cosy apartment or a spacious house, the challenge of optimizing your living areas remains constant.  Thankfully, there’s a revolutionary space-saving solution that has taken the UK by storm – the Murphy bed, also known as a wall bed. With its origins dating back to the early 20th century, the Murphy bed has evolved from a simple fold-up bed to a stylish and practical piece of furniture that transforms any room into a versatile living space. Ready to learn more about the Murphy bed UK revolution? The Allure of the Murphy Bed – The Perfect Wall Bed Finding the perfect balance between functionality and elegance can be a daunting task, especially when space is limited. However, the pull-down bed offers a compelling solution…

Beds That Fold Up

April 16, 2020

Make The Most Of Your Home With Hideaway Beds From home-offices to student rooms to studio apartments, Hideaway Beds have been helping people get the most out of their living space since 1997. When space is at a premium, the use of beds that fold up to maximise living areas is a no brainer. And with more and more people now opting to work from home, demand for useable, attractive multi-purpose living spaces has never been greater. Hideaway Beds is a market leader in designing cutting edge and cost-effective living solutions to suit homes of all kinds. Hideaway Beds provides ingenious and innovative furnishings which help you make the most of the space in your home. Our unique wall bed designs look fantastic and they’re also incredibly comfortable – whether you just want a simple single or double bed option or a lavish, completely integrated living system featuring – for…

Coronavirus Communication

March 23, 2020

As you may know, we’re a family business, but that does not stop with family.  Our extended family of staff, clients & manufacturers have been part of our lives for nearly 3 decades.  If we’re going to call ourselves a family, we need to prove that we do so not just in words, but in actions.  It is our commitment that we will continue to act as a family, looking to stay strong and healthy so that when this crisis passes, we will be here providing  goods, services and employment. Hideaway Beds have had guidelines communicated to staff since early February. If you would like a full copy of our guidelines and action plan, please get in touch. Our sales showroom is closed to the public but we are open for telephone appointments. Prior to any customer interactions, clients will be asked whether there is a risk of our staff…

Hideaway Beds Featured On – Renovate, Don’t Relocate

April 9, 2019

Hideaway Beds have had our Hideaway CA-VOT Wall Bed featured on Sarah Beeny’s new show – Renovate, Don’t Relocate/ “The series will see homes expert Sarah Beeny come to the aid of frustrated homeowners to help them transform their homes and the way they use them, without the hassle and expense of moving.” The filmmaker’s search for suitable properties to feature could have almost doubled for an advert for Hideaway Beds to come to the rescue … A Hideaway Wall Bed installed in a dining room: For further information: Hideaway Bed wall bed system The programme aired on Friday 5th April at 8pm on the channel Really. You can catch up on the show on Freeview, Sky, Virgin, youview, Freesat, BT, TalkTalk and tvplayer. To view the website containing details of the programme, please visit:

We’re Hiring – Part-Time Sales Role

May 31, 2018

Job Recruitment – Product Advisor for Hideaway Beds Hideaway Beds Ltd are based in Plympton, Plymouth we specialise in providing wall beds and other space saving solutions to both the public, trade and our network of stockists across the UK. We have been established for over 25 years and in this time have built a large portfolio of clients and have a great reputation within the industry. We now have a part time position available for a product advisor. Your main duty will be to assist in the day to day running of the company, whether it be processing orders for existing customers or selling the benefits or our products to first time buyers who phone, email or come to visit our showroom. Previous customer service and sales experience is preferred, but not essential, as full training will be provided. The job role will require you to: Have excellent communication…

Stowaway Beds Frequently Asked Questions

February 5, 2016

WHAT IS A STOWAWAY BED ? A stowaway bed is a bed that you fold down from the wall, and after a great night’s sleep, folds back up against the wall to provide daytime floor space. It is not the comedy bed of ‘Laurel and Hardy’ films – you will not disappear into a cupboard with a Hideaway mechanism. In fact, stowaway beds have been around for a long time – from the smallest country cottage to luxury apartments, people have always needed more space. ARE STOWAWAY BEDS COMFORTABLE ? Yes. Hideaway stowaway beds are designed for every-night sleeping, and you can use most mattresses on them. Hideaway use a sprung slatted base to give support to the shape of your body, and using good quality mattresses, are more comfortable than conventional beds. CAN I LEAVE THE STOWAWAY BED MADE UP? Yes. All our beds come with complete with our…

Feedback On Wall Beds

September 16, 2015

Where Did You First Hear of Us?: website Comment : I would like to leave a review as follows: Would fully recommend the wall bed mechanism as opposed to the piston system which allows you to fine tune for balance.  This is the first time I have installed a wall bed but the technical drawings were easy to follow. The product arrived on the day requested, the staff were very knowledgeable and resolved my technical queries. The after sales service was excellent and I would thoroughly recommend this company and its products. Many thanks to Nathan. Time for some feedback. We contacted some of our customers from earlier this year to see how they got on with their wall bed project: ‘Hi Sarah,I did in fact purchase a bed which I fitted myself and built my own fitted furniture for it. I was very pleased with the help I got…