A divan set is a mattress on a matching or complementary upholstered base. The base is essentially a box (either deep or shallow), fitted with castors for mobility or on legs to create space underneath. It is a popular option in the UK. A deep divan base can also come with useful storage areas available in different configurations.
We offer a choice of either platform or sprung bases for our divan sets. A platform or solid base divan contains no springs and has a rigid top panel over an upholstered base. The top panel is often made from hardboard which provides a firmer foundation. These bases are generally cheaper than beds with sprung bases. A sprung base divan features a complete spring unit (either open coil or pocket spring) on top of a wooden base. It offers the ultimate in comfort and gives a more luxurious feel to your bed by providing even support across the entire mattress. The sprung base acts like a giant buffer which helps to increase the durability of your mattress and extend its life.
Your new divan set can be made even more versatile by ordering it with storage areas. This may be ideal if space in your bedroom is at a premium. Most of our divan sets have either the option of 2 or 4 storage drawers or come in an Ottoman style. If you choose to have storage drawers in your deep divan base they are located in one or both sides and/or at the foot end of the bed. Simply choose the combination you prefer. Ottoman style divans have a platform top hinged to the rest of the box base which can be lifted up to give access to almost all the under bed area. The design is practical ensuring that lifting and replacing the top is safe and easy even with a heavy mattress.