Albert Road
Albert Road in Portsmouth

Albert Road is a unique shopping area in the heart of Southsea. It is made up of around 180 independent traders with quirky retro boutiques, antique shops, the famous King’s theatre a music venue, hair and tattoo salon’s, 2 schools and 2 faith churches, a community centre, post office, travel agent and a passport and visa office and of course traditional pubs. The regal Kings Theatre which opened its doors on 30th September 1907 and stands tall with its Italian Renaissance style decor - is one of the best examples of the elegant Edwardian playhouses to be found in Britain and has most of its original features intact. Since opening in 1907 many productions and many famous people have visited the theatre.