The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will no longer have room for all of their current staff after moving into their new four-bedroom home this summer
Prince William and Kate are reportedly moving to Windsor from their home in Kensington to be closer to the Queen, who is suffering from mobility issues.
The new four bedroom home does not accommodate current nanny Maria Borrallo.
The move may be orchestrated to make the Cambridges appear less out of touch, but it’s unlikely to garner much public sympathy during a deepening cost-of-living crisis.
Ms Borrallo has been looking after the couple’s three children – Prince George, nine, Princess Charlotte, seven) and Prince Louis, four – since George was just eight months old.
The Spanish nanny was educated at Norland College, Bath, which is known for producing some of the world’s best nannies.
Ms Borrallo often wears the traditional Norland College uniform when joining the family at events, holidays and visits to their other home, Anmer Hall, in Norfolk.
Corresponding The TelegraphMs. Borrallo continues to be employed as a nanny for the children but has to move away from the site with a number of other staff living there.
The live-in housekeeper and cook are among those forced to move from the Cambridge residence.
William and Kate move from Kensington to Adelaide Cottage, which is on the Queen’s Windsor estate.
The royal couple will keep their residence at Kensington and Anmer Hall in Norfolk when they move to their Grade II listed home in Berkshire.
The family’s move to Windsor ensures the children are closer to their new school while still being just a 10-minute walk from the Queen.
The family will also be closer to Kate’s parents, who live in Bucklebury, Berkshire, and to Eton when George attends his father’s old school.
A source tells The sun that William and Kate wanted a home that wasn’t “too flashy” or required extra security because they didn’t want to be “a burden on the taxpayer.”
They added: “Kate and William were desperate for a modest home to start their new life in Windsor.
“Adelaide Cottage fits the bill because it is a four bedroom house and they no longer need them as they are unstaffed.”
The family’s new home also has a garden for the children to enjoy, similar to their home in Anmer Hall.
The cottage is on the same estate as Frogmore Cottage, which was previously owned by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle before they decided to step down as working royals.
Frogmore Cottage is now occupied by Princess Eugenie with her husband Jack Brooksbank and their one-year-old son August.
Charlotte and George will be taken from their current school in Battersea, south London, and Louis is expected to join them at their new school.
Prince William, Kate Middleton and their three children are set to move into their new home this summer.