The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton and Prince William have welcomed their third child, a baby boy into the world today, St George’s Day, weighing 8lbs 7oz, at 11.01am.
Three cheers were given by fans donned in union flag outfits and holding their own royal babies.
Prince William was by his wife’s side when their royal baby was delivered by staff at the London hospital.
The Queen, along with Michael and Carole Middleton, Prince Charles and Camilla have been told of the news.
A town crier announced the news to fans in front of the hospital which was accompanied by the cheers:
Kensington Palace announced the news on Twitter, writing:
The Duke and Duchess confirmed they were expecting their third child on September 4 as Kate battled with severe morning sickness, also experienced in her previous two pregnancies.
Her final royal duty before going on maternity leave was a visit to the Olympic Park for a SportAid event on 22 March.