Beds for Campervans
Bearwood Campers is a family run campervan conversion company in Leicestershire, in the Midlands. We are specialists in installing campervan beds. We fit a range of Rib beds and Rock n Roll beds to a range of vehicles. Our most popular campervan beds are the Rib beds on rails VW’s and Fords. Whether you're looking for a Rock n roll bed, a Rib bed or a Rib bed on glide motion rails then we can help.
Adding a new bed to your van or campervan will give you the ability to carry passengers in the back, have somewhere comfortable to sleep and also give you some extra storage. To get all of the benefits of a new campervan bed it is vital that you only purchase rock n roll beds and Rib beds that are M1 Crash tested and fitted by approved fitters.
With many years of experience in using both rock and roll beds and Rib beds on rails on our own campervans and installing them on a large number of our customer's campervan conversions, we have selected what we believe to be the best on the market for price, quality and useability. On this page, you will get everything you need to know about the Rock n roll beds and Rib beds that we fit at our workshop in Leicestershire. We aim to answer the most frequently asked questions about campervan beds so that you have all the information you need to get the right bed for you.
In the world of Campervan beds, the Rib bed is considered the market leader. Designed and manufactured in France they are designed to be used as a seat whilst camping or driving, with Isofix and seatbelts. Then at night, they are designed to be the comfiest campervan bed on the market. At Bearwood Campers we fit a large number of Rib beds each year and have a long list of happy customers, who are getting the benefit of the extra comfort the Rib bed gives as both a seat and a bed.
Why choose a Rib bed
Rib beds are fully flat with a dedicated sleeping side
Simple mechanism to open the bed out
Highest level of crash and safety test. TUV approved
Superior levels of comfort as seat and bed
Isofix for child car seats
Rib bed on rails
Bearwood Campers are proud to be approved and accredited fitters for the new Glide Motion Rail System for Ribs beds in Leicestershire and the Midlands. The fantastic Glide Motion system works on the 112cm, 120xl or 150cm RIB Altair Seat. It has been designed and developed by the experienced team at UK Camper Seating, and is certificated M1 pull tested in conjunction with the RIB Altair 112cm / 150cm seat design.
The Glidemotion rails and housing enable the Rib seat to move smoothly through the full length of the campervan. With 5 or 6 locking points the Glide motion Rib rail system gives a high level of flexibility for where to fix your seat. It is perfect if you have small children that you want to ride closer to the front of your campervan, or if you have a large amount of camping equipment to fit into the rear of the van from time to time.
After several years of looking for a Rib bed on rails system that met all the safety requirements whilst being light and simple to move whilst not breaking the bank, we have loved installing the Glide motion rails as our Rib bed on rails system. There is also the added bonus of the shortened Rib frame from UK Campervan Seating which solves the problem of Rib beds on rails not being suitable for people over 5ft 8inch.
Why choose a Rib bed on rails
Range of seating position enables seats to be at the front of the van
Children traveling in the back can ride close to the front
Large loading space in the rear of the van enables bikes, tools, luggaes and more
Gives you more sleeping positions
Adds a large amount of value and resaleability to your campervan
Full list of vans and Campervans we fit Rib beds and fit Rib beds on rails in
VW Rib beds on rails
Crafter Rib bed and Rib bed on rails
Transporter Rib bed and Rib bed on rails
T5 Rib bed and Rib bed on rails
T6 Rib bed and Rib bed on rails
Ford Rib beds on rails
Transit Custom Rib bed and Rib bed on rails
Mercedes Rib beds on rails
Sprinter Rib bed and Rib bed on rails
Rib bed on rails fitting and prices
Our expert team can discuss with you which Rib bed and Rib on rails will be the best for your campervan and how you want to use it. With any Rib bed on rails, there will be the additional work of building up the floor with Play, insulation and Altro flooring to incorporate the Glide motion rail system. Plus there will be the additional XL deep side steps and rear thresholds. We are an approved and accredited Rib bed on rails fitter for Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, The East Midlands and the West Midlands, so get in touch with our team to find out more about our Rib bed on Glide motion rails installations
How much is a Rib bed and a Rib bed on Rails?
112cm Rib bed on rails, supplied and fitted: From £4,500
150cm Rib bed on rails, supplied and fitted: From £5,200
Frequently asked questions about campervan Rib beds and Rib beds on rails
Are Rib beds and Rib beds on rails legal?
The Rib beds and the Rib beds on Glide motion rails that we install are M1 pull tested and certified as MOT compliant, safe and legal.
Rib beds can come with Isofix, so they are ideal for travelling with children in car seats
The Rib beds that we install, both fixed Rib beds and Rib beds on rails come in either 112cm or 150cm wide.
Yes, Rib beds can come with Isofix
Yes, Rib beds do come with seatbelts. You can have either 2 or 3 seat belts on a Rib bed depending on which width you choose to go for.
If you want to have seat belts and carry passengers on your Rib whilst it is an upright seat, then yes.
Rib beds are famous for being the comfiest campervan beds on the market.
Looking after your Rib bed is essential for it to last as long as possible. You will need to regularly clean and maintain your Rib bed. Vacuum your Rib bed use the right type of upholstery cleaner regularly and be sure to periodically brush off any dust or debris that may have settled in the folds.
Bearwood Campers are approved Rib bed fitters and Glide motion rail fitters from UK Camper seating for Leicestershire and the Midlands. We fit Rib beds on rails for people from Birmingham, the West Midlands, Coventry, Nottingham, Northants and the rest of the Midlands
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What is the difference between Rib beds and Rock and roll beds?
Other than there being a large difference between the price of a Rib bed and a Rock and roll bed, what is the difference between a rock and roll bed and a Rib bed?
Rock and Roll beds get pulled forward and you sleep on the same side you sit on.
Rib beds use levers to flip the seating side of the chair over and you sleep on the underside of the seat.
Rib beds are full flat to sleep on and Rock and Roll beds are interlocking
Rib beds give more boot space than Rock and roll beds
Rib beds can be fixed to rail systems like the Glide motion system, which enables the Rib bed on rails to move through the full length of the campervan.
Rock n roll camper beds
Choosing a Rock n roll bed for your campervan bed will give you the ability to make the most out of your van in both the day and the night. With the added seats and seatbelt in the rear, you will be able to bring friends and family along for the ride. Then when it is time to head to bed you will be able to convert your rear seats to a comfortable bed for 2 or 3 of you to enjoy a lovely night's sleep. The key to selecting the right Rock n roll campervan bed is making sure that it is M1 pull-tested. This means that it has passed safety tests and is certified and MOT-compliant to carry passengers on the bed when it is a seat. It is vital you make sure any Rock n roll bed is M1 pull test compliant if you intend to carry passengers in the rear.