Additional security measures will soon be enforced in Prince William and Princess Kate’s Anmer Hall home, given the recent approval of a no-fly zone request over the royal couple’s country estate.

The Civil Aviation Authority has granted the request of security services to impose flying restrictions over Anmer Hall effective Nov. 1, 2015, according to the official statutory instrument issued late September. The public document reads, “The Secretary of State has decided that it is necessary in the public interest to restrict flying in the vicinity of Anmer Hall, Norfolk, having regard to the security considerations associated with this location by reason of it being the residence of members of the Royal Family.”

The order states that aircrafts are restricted to fly below 2,000 feet within a radius of 1.5 nautical miles around the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s Anmer Hall estate. However, the flying restrictions are not applicable to emergency services, National Police air service and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. The exemption also covers the Queen’s helicopter as well as any aircraft operated by a member of the royal family or guests invited to Anmer Hall provided the local police and the VIP protection unit are notified in advance.

According to People, this is not the first time that a no-fly zone policy was enforced over a property owned by the royal family. A similar no-fly zone rule is also in place around Queen Elizabeth II’s Sandringham House from Dec. 1 until March 1, 2016. This is the period when Britain’s longest reigning monarch resides in Sandringham House, entertaining guests and members of the royal family during the Christmas holidays.

Prince Charles’ Highgrove House in Gloucestershire also has a no-fly zone rule.

Meanwhile, the Department for Transport stated that the new regulations are necessary to ensure the royal family’s security. It also is a timely move given previous reports of Prince George being “harassed by paparazzi,” Hello magazine reports. In August, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge wrote a letter appealing to world media to prevent publication of unauthorised images of Prince George.

The letter, issued by the Kensington Palace, also stated that the two-year-old "deserves a safe, happy and private childhood.” Prince William and Princess Kate even wrote that they want Prince George and Princess Charlotte to “not grow up exclusively behind palace gates and in walled gardens.” The royal couple stated they want both children to “be free to play in public and semi-public spaces with other children without being photographed.”

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