It was the final image of Sovereign Andrew’s fizzled marriage to Sarah Ferguson.
Be that as it may, now their previous conjugal home, Sunninghill Stop, has been pulverized and work is starting on a significantly greater property at the site.
Airborne pictures demonstrate the no man’s land where the 12-room house in Ascot, Berkshire, once stood.
The Ruler had the first house worked for the Duke and Duchess of York as a present for their 1986 wedding, however their marriage finished in 1996.
The Duchess of York and girls Beatrice and Eugenie kept on living there, in the long run moving out 10 years after the fact.
Extremely rich person Kazakh oil and managing an account financier Timur Kulibayev at that point purchased the chateau for Â£15million in 2007 and now intends to manufacture a ‘lodge’ over a third bigger than the first.
It will incorporate an ace suite, six rooms â€“ a few with overhangs â€“ and eight separate rooms for staff, as indicated by the plans.
There will likewise be two lounge areas, an examination, parlors for kids and an ace suite.
A 25metre indoor swimming pool with a glass balustrade will supplant the current open air pool. The house will have arranged greenhouses, including a wild forest range or plantation.
The first chateau had been nicknamed Southyork for its likeness to Southfork in Eighties television cleanser Dallas.
Be that as it may, while the property has been decimated, questions encompassing its deal proceed.
Mr Kulibayev paid Â£3million over the asking cost in 2007, regardless of the reality it had mulled available for over five years.
Instead of being done up, the previous regal property was then permitted to sit, discharge and rotting for over eight years until the point that work tearing it down began two years prior.
It was ramshackle to the point, that Bracknell Timberland Committee at one point considered utilizing powers under the Lodging Demonstration to grab the property and utilize it to house the destitute.
Pictures demonstrated the yard had been wrecked, gardens end up plainly congested and windows were barricaded.
The Mail uncovered a year ago how spilled messages demonstrated that the Sovereign was significantly more required in the offer of Sunninghill Stop than beforehand conceded.
They demonstrated his staff made a huge effort to guarantee the deal experienced.
His then associate, Amanda Thirsk, talked about inside outline and security courses of action with the rich Kazakhs.
She even attempted to secure an arrangement for Mr Kulibayev, the child in-law of the Kazakh president, to rent two fields alongside the manor from the Crown Bequest for a ‘peppercorn lease’.
The messages additionally uncovered an endeavor by Andrew to orchestrate Coutts, the Ruler’s bank, to take Mr Kulibayev on as a customer.
Buckingham Royal residence has dependably said there was nothing untoward in regards to the exchange that Sovereign Andrew had no influence in the plans himself.