The reason behind Prince William and Kate Middleton’s move to Windsor has been revealed
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are moving to Windsor with their children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis
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Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge are ready to move to Windsor – and there’s a big reason behind the plans.
There has been feverish speculation surrounding the couple’s move from Kensington Palace in London.
The couple’s home underwent a £12million refurbishment before they moved into the historic property in 2013, leading many to believe they would stay there forever.
But it seems the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their three young children are all heading out to find new pastures after William’s 40th birthday this week – Adelaide Cottage in Windsor.
A royal insider told the daily mail that the move is because William wants to be closer to the Queen as she continues to give him additional royal duties.
William is said to be on the phone with his grandma several times a week and the Cambridges are said to be spending time with the monarch as a family.
The death of Prince Philip in April 2021 has also played a role in the big move.
The insider said, “It’s one of the things that expedited her move to Berkshire this summer. The loss of the Duke of Edinburgh has left a huge hole in her life. He’s been a great advisor to William and he feels very protective of him grandma.”
The insider added that as an increasingly central figure in the royal family, William is “always checking in with her to make sure she understands why things happen a certain way,” not least because he and Kate “want to do something different.” to the traditional model”.
William – along with his father Charles – has taken an increasingly prominent role in royal affairs as the Queen faces ongoing mobility issues.
The Cambridges are hoping to move into the four-bed Adelaide cottage later in the summer, it has been claimed.
It comes after the 96-year-old queen was snapped again with a walking stick over mobility issues.
She’s also had to cancel public appearances due to ongoing health concerns, including not attending many platinum anniversary celebrations over the past weekend.
This would mean children Prince George, 8, Princess Charlotte, 7, and Prince Louis, 4, could start school locally in September.
It’s said the house is unstaffed and William and Kate’s helpers would have to commute across – although it wouldn’t require renovation or added security.
Kate and William will reportedly keep Kensington Palace as their London base and intend to spend time at their Norfolk home, Anmer Hall.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/reason-behind-prince-william-kate-27277162 The reason behind Prince William and Kate Middleton's move to Windsor has been revealed