John Lewis The Basics Apollo Bedstead, Small Double, Metallic

Product information

This metal bedstead is finished in a choice of matt silver, black or white paint, offering a modern touch to your bedroom. Exceptional value, it features sprung slats for comfort and a central support leg for increased stability. Modern and affordable, it is the obvious choice for the style-conscious on a budget.

The mattress pictured is not included with this bed.

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Assembly Required
Self Assembly
Bed Size
Small Double
Bed type
John Lewis
Country of Origin
L199 x W123 x H100cm
Eligible for International Delivery
Painted metal
Furniture Range
The Basics
Mattress Size
Small Double
Weight Information Unpackaged weight


UK mainland delivery within 7 working days; may be longer for N Ireland, island and rural postcodes


Express 2 working day delivery to selected areas


International delivery not available

We want you to be happy with your purchase. If you're not, depending on the type of product, you can make free returns in the UK via John Lewis shops, Royal Mail, Collect+, or MyHermes. If you need to arrange collection of large or heavy items, call us on 03456 049 049. For international returns queries, call us on +44 1698 545 454. Find out more about returns.

You'll find returns information on your delivery note. Unless faulty, we'd like you to make your return within 90 days of purchase. Exceptions apply to certain products - find out more about our refund policy.


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Bedstead Assembly

The charge for this service includes:

  • The building of the new bedstead in the room of your choice
  • Removal and disposal of all packaging

Q & As

Rated 4 out of 5 by 48 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by good value for money Really pleased with this 4ft bed, firm and easy to put together... Very good value for money 03 March 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by not fit for purpose After 2 exchanges because the bed kept collapsing (even though John Lewis own staff put it together) we have given up and requested a refund 16 February 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by NOT FIT FOR PURPOSE I cant believe John Lewis would sell such a inferior quality product. the slats are so thin the first time I just sat on the bed I went through as the slats broke. I'm 16 stone. 10 January 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Not the usual John Lewis standard I bought this bed for my daughter who weighs about 7stone 4 lbs and within the year of purchase it has completely buckled and some of the slats cracked. The legs were a problem from the beginning with the middle leg falling off within a month of use. Extremely poor quality and if I could have found my receipt I would have returned it. I have now ordered the white wooden small double and hope this is better quality. 21 October 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Not good quality Usually very happy with the quality of John Lewis products, but had this bed less than a year when the centre struts started to slip to the side and the bed tilts and bends in the middle. Bed is unusable now - don't think I'll buy from John Lewis again after this. 12 October 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Do not use on Laminate Floor We bought this two weeks ago however this has already failed. The central strut supports slid and strut collapsed and pulled the screws through the metal frame. I would not recommend this bed. Poor quality. John Lewis service great but the product isnt John Lewis quality. 29 September 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by ideal solution for smaller guest room Perfect just what I was looking for. Fits together well and looks great. 12 August 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by You get what you pay for This bed frame is very compact and lightweight and it's nice to have a sprung slat base. It doesn't really extend beyond the mattress at all width ways so if you are buying it because you are tight on space it would be perfect. However, the quality of the metal work is extremely poor. and the tubular sections are so weak that unless you are concentrating as you construct it, you can collapse them by inadvertently over-tightening the bolts. It feels cheap and tacky. It came when expected, and the John Lewis team were helpful when I had a problem with poor threading in the central support legs, but overall I'm not particularly impressed with this product. 05 August 2014
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