Children’s desks made from wood and painted white. To keep costs down a lot of desks use a combination of solid wood and mdf panels but they still offer good value for money. Desks made from 100% solid wood will be more durable though the cost can be prohibitive. The selection below offer a fair balance between quality and economy.
Mix it Desk – a modern-style budget desk with 2 drawers. The finish is matt white. W100 × D44 × H76 cm. £99 from johnlewis.com
Novara Desk with Drawers – features a chunky white painted frame and a set of 3 drawers, each mounted on smooth-glide metal runners. W105 × D52 × H73 cm. £159 from very.co.uk
Compton Desk – white desk with drawer and storage cupboard plus a wall-mounted shelf unit with pinboard. W100 × D45 × H74 cm. £185 from next.co.uk
Amori Writing Desk – a wide, 2 drawer desk featuring heart-shaped cut-outs. W130 × D60 × H84 cm. £195.99 from wayfair.co.uk
Loft Desk – a modern, practical desk with storage hutch and extending workspace. W105 × D52 – 78 × H95 cm. £199 from johnlewis.com (drawer unit is sold separately).
Whittington Desk & Hutch – make the most of a small space with this white desk and storage hutch incorporating shelves and a pin board. Solid wood frame and mdf panels. W90 × D60 × H114 cm (Desk height: 62 cm) £225 from johnlewis.com
Plutime Child’s Desk – classic-style wooden desk with a cupboard and drawer section plus a handy shelf. W105 × D55 × H75 cm. £245 from laredoute.co.uk
Gaby Solid Pine Childs Desk – a solid pine desk with a white-painted finish, featuring a stack of 4 drawers plus one wide drawer. W106 × D48 × H76 cm. £259 from laredoute.co.uk (storage unit on top is sold separately).
Nubie White Scandinavian Desk – this white desk, or dressing table, has 5 drawers in all. Made with a birch frame and mdf panels. £540 from notonthehighstreet.com (the matching chair is £110)