Changing Units

Mothercare Lulworth Changing Unit White Review

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Quick overview

From a flat-pack nightmare to a beautiful piece of furniture, that just so happens to be a baby changing unit!

The Lulworth Changing Unit from Mothercare is practical, looks elegant and feels extremely solid. I just wish the instructions weren’t so vague!

Pros and Cons

  • Looks stylish
  • 3 deep drawers for all your baby changing necessities
  • Feels solid for a piece of flat-pack furniture
  • Delivered straight to the room of your choice, if bought online
  • Instructions make the build more complicated than it should be!
  • Came with a few scuffs, but these were easy to wipe off
  • Doesn’t come with baby changing mat

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Why buy the product?

This was actually a spur of the moment buy. We were in Mothercare to test drive a pram and spotted the Lulworth Changing Unit as we walked through the store.

We were immediately taken by how nice it looked. The oak wood effect top contrasts beautifully with the white finish to the rest of the unit. In the store, it was set up with a baby changing mat, so we could picture how practical it could be. When our baby gets older and no longer needs the changing unit, it could serve as a nice chest of drawers.

The unit feels really study, which really made us feel reassured. I didn’t realise that it would come as a flat-pack.

The unit has 3 deep drawers, with plenty of space to keep clothes, nappies and baby changing necessities. The top of the unit comes with a divider to make changing a little more organised.

Delivery

Delivery took about a week; the courier company kept us up to date via email and text. Due to the weight of the unit, the delivery man brought it straight into the house and into the nursery. This was really useful, as we had asked our parents to wait in for the delivery while we were at work.

What comes in the box

The Lulworth Changing Unit comes in two boxes, unfortunately, nothing is pre-made everything needs to be put together. It comes with an Allen key, but you’ll need a Phillips head screwdriver and a hammer… don’t be tempted to use the hammer in frustration!

Mothercare Lulworth changing unit open box

Putting it all together

I’ll never get the 4 hours it took me to put the Lulworth Changing Unit together back! The instruction manual isn’t helpful at all, and it’s quite difficult to follow, as some pieces are very similar with only subtle differences separating them.

As a result, I ended up having to undo parts and switch pieces around, which added to my frustration! I kept having to go on the Mothercare website to see actual photos of the product that I could use as a guide instead. If Mothercare are reading this review, I’d ask them to use real images in their step by step instructions rather than line drawings.

Try not to let this put you off, as once I finally put it together, it looks stunning!

The overwhelming moment when I unpacked all the pieces…

Pieces of the Lulworth changing unit

Finally, after a few takes, I finished the main section and started on the drawers.

Building the Mothercare Lulworth changing unit

4 long hours later, the Lulworth Changing Unit was finally complete!

Finished Mothercare Lulworth Changing unit in white

A quick recap of the features

  • White changing unit
  • Contrasting oak effect changer top
  • Divider for storage
  • 3 deep drawers
  • Dimensions: D52 xW93 xH95cm (the unit will measure 93cm wide without the changing unit in place but 97cm wide when the changing unit is attached)
  • Requires assembly
  • Free 5-year guarantee

Final verdict

We really love the Mothercare Lulworth Changing Unit; it looks beautiful, is practical (although we haven’t used it yet, as our baby is due in March).

It isn’t the cheapest baby changing unit on the market, but we feel it’s value for money. If someone else could have built it for me, I would love it even more!

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