The Buckingham Palace in London has been the official residence of the British Monarchy since the starting. Now, it could be abandoned as Queen Elizabeth moves out and future Kings shun the Buckingham Palace.
There are reports that the British Royal Family could be leaving Buckingham Palace for good as Her Majesty slowly moves out of it and moves into her Windsor Castle home.
The Royal staff is apparently quitting, leaving the household in ‘turmoil’. Although the Palace insists there has been ‘no change to the usual turnover of the Royal staff’. According to the recent reports, Prince Charles does not want to move into Buckingham Palace when he becomes King. This was a feeling said to be shared by the second in line to the throne, Prince William.
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This all comes amid whispers of the Royal house being turned into a tourist attraction. This also means that for the first time in 180 years it may soon not be the official residence of the British Monarchy.
When The Royal UK approached, a Buckingham Palace spokeswoman said:
“Buckingham Palace is and will remain the official London residence of the monarch. The move by Her Majesty, who now spends Thursday to Sunday every week at Windsor Castle, was down to her age”.
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The Buckingham Palace in London has been the official residence of the British monarchy since the accession of Queen Victoria in 1837 when she moved there. But it was earlier used to be known as Buckingham House. It was built on private land for the Duke of Buckingham in 1703 before it was acquired by King George III in the year 1761.
Today, at present, it serves as a home for Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip. Also, the Duke of York and the Earl and Countess of Wessex live in apartments there. But there are high chances that it could all soon change.