Buckingham Palace will no longer be the residence of Queen Elizabeth II.

According to a source, Queen Elizabeth II has moved out of Buckingham Palace forever.

According to the Times of London, the 95-year-old British monarch, who has lived in the palace for the majority of her record-breaking 70-year reign, has decided to move permanently to her weekend home, Windsor Castle.

According to the newspaper, the decision was made partly due to the palace’s continuous “reservicing,” but also due to Elizabeth’s preference for the castle, where she spent her final days with late husband Prince Philip.

The UK Times quoted one of her pals, royal author and deputy lord lieutenant of Berkshire Hugo Vickers, as saying, “Windsor is the place she loves.”

Queen Elizabeth Ll Smiling And Waving From The Balcony Of Buckingham Palace With Her Husband, Prince Philip (duke Of Edinburgh)

“She has her memories of Prince Philip there, as well as her ponies and family.” It’s logical.”

The decision follows a string of health scares for the Queen, who saw Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at Windsor Castle on Monday for the first time since contracting COVID-19.

She also spent a night in the hospital in October for an undisclosed illness, curtailing her official responsibilities and resting on doctors’ orders.

Queen Elizabeth II, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during Trooping The Colour, the Queen's annual birthday parade, on June 08, 2019 in London, England.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, Prince George, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Queen Elizabeth ll and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace following the Trooping the Colour ceremony to mark the Queen's official 90th Birthday on June 11, 2016 in London, England. (

She had moved to Windsor with Philip in what was supposed to be a temporary stretch during lockdown. Philip died in April, at age 99.

The Queen is closer to key family members there, however — including her scandal-scarred middle son, Prince Andrew, who lives with ex-wife Sarah Ferguson on the Windsor estate.

Her decision means her eldest son, Prince Charles, 73, will likely be the next resident of the palace when he becomes king, the paper noted.

King George and Queen Elizabeth with Princesses Elizabeth (centre) and Margaret (1930 - 2002) and members of the extended Royal Family in full Coronation regalia on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after their Coronation ceremony.

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh on the day of their coronation, Buckingham Palace, 1953.

Charles is also known to prefer his London home, Clarence House — but has conceded that the palace should remain “monarchy HQ” once he ascends to the throne, the UK Times said, noting his plans to also allow greater public access.

On Monday, the Queen, wearing a patterned dress, greeted Trudeau at Windsor Castle without the walking stick she has been using.

Although visibly frailer, she appeared smiling and laughing after the pair shook hands.

The future Queen Elizabeth II waving from the balcony of Buckingham Palace in London, with her younger sister Margaret and her grandparents King George V and Queen Mary, on the occasion of their Silver Jubilee, 6th May 1935.

Her eldest son and heir, Prince Charles, told members of the public on a royal visit last week that she was now feeling “a lot better.”

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