The street is a cul-de-sac although there is a hidden footpath on the north side of the street leading to Cambridge Place
Between the Vallotton Estate and Kensington Road
to the north, was a house with grounds owned by William Hoof, a successful builder. He entered into a deal with Vallotton to construct Albert Place (at the time called Albert Road) partly on Vallotton Estate land and partly through his own back garden. He built the houses between 1841 and 1845.
There were fourteen houses. They are semi-detached and stucco fronted and the porches have square piers. Later a smaller cottage, numbered 8a, was crammed into the south west corner of Albert Place.
Carlotta Grisi (1819-99), the dancer for whom the role of Giselle was created, lived at no.9 in 1851.
George Robey, the comedian, lived at no.10 from 1926-1932