Booking the Penthouse, Charges and Options

Studio Hire Charges

The Penthouse Studio hire rates are as follows for small stills shoots only and includes use of the FREE lighting equipment as below.

  • 2 hours – from £75**
  • 3 hours – from £125**
  • 4 hours – from £150** 
  • 6 hours – from £200** 
  • 8 hours – from £250**

Free secure onsite parking for 2 cars onsite (Strictly bays 89 and 90 only). We are outside the congestion zone.

Filming and Commercial Stills Rates are negotiable.

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** Overtime may not be available unless previously agreed in writing. No access to the penthouse until 5 minutes before shoot times and must be finished, cleared and out of apartment by the finish time or extra charges will apply. Rates shown above are strictly for stills shoots for up to 4 persons in total (not at one time) plus 1 photographer only (Extra persons will be charged at a minimum of £25 per person at the time of booking or £50 on the day). Cleaning charges will apply if not left as found. 3 Hours Minimum Hire at Weekends. No discounts if not using lighting.

Dressing the Penthouse Living Room as a proper Office if required (Making up Office Desk) as per image on page is an extra £100.

Altostratus Penthouse studio is available for bookings weekdays, weekends and evenings 09:00 to 22:00 (Subject to booking and availability). Sunday usually 11am earliest start.

Lighting Equipment (Included FREE with Penthouse Hire)

  • Elinchrom RX600 Style Flash Heads (2) (Operating Manual)
  • Elinchrom Wireless RX Speed Triggers
  • Elinchrom 44cm Silver Beauty Dish
  • Elinchrom Reflectors (16cm, 20cm)
  • Elinchrom Umbrellas (Translucent and Silver)
  • Elinchrom 66cm Portalite Softbox
  • Elinchrom Air Cushioned Stands
  • Elinchrom Snoot
  • Elinchrom 21cm Barndoor Set
  • 5 in 1 Reflector and stands (Silver,Black,Gold,White, Translucent)

Lighting Equipment will require a damage deposit.

Lighting Equipment (Chargeable)

  • Elinchrom Rotalux Softbox 130 * 50
  • Elinchrom Rotalux Octagonal Softbox 135cm
  • Elinchrom 70cm Silver Beauty Dish


Full payment is required in advance at the time of booking.

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Altostratus Supports Thames Reach Charity which helps homeless and vulnerable people and a donation will be made from each booking.