Booking the Penthouse, Charges and Options

We do not allow Music Videos/Pop Promos/Party Scenes/Loud Scenes/Sex Films at the Altostratus Penthouse. We have lots of other locations available for these types of shoots at

Click here to enquire about booking the Altostratus Penthouse for a STILLS SHOOT

Click here to enquire about booking the Altostratus Penthouse for FILMING

Small Still Shoots Hire Charges

The Penthouse Studio hire rates below are as follows for very small stills shoots only (Not Commercial/Brands/Advertising) (Conditions Apply** See Notes Below).

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

Lighting Equipment

Click here for our Low Cost Lighting Equipment Kit (Hire Rates from £20)

Hire rates for Filming and Stills (Brands/Celebrities/Advertising)

These are provided on request. Maximum crew and cast size 15 persons (without exception) for filming at the Altostratus Penthouse.

Stay Overnight

We have one bedroom (The French Boudoir bedroom) at the London riverside 29th Top Floor Altostratus Penthouse available for 1 single person only (and no guests) to stay in London the night before or after your shoot (your shoot does not have to be at the penthouse). For more info and rates click here.

Amateur Photographers – Last Minute Deals – 4 hours for £100

We quite often have last minute availability that we release at special rates to amateur photographers only for £100 for 4 hours and £175 for 8 hours under the same conditions and maximum number of persons as described above.

We post the slots we have released at reduced rates to amateurs on our Facebook and Twitter pages up to 48 hours before the free time.

You can also email us up to 48 hours before a date you would like to shoot and ask us if we free time. 

Shoot at the Penthouse for £1 by referring us two locations

Small Stills shoots only – Click here for Info

Parking and Opening Times

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

Altostratus Penthouse studio is available for bookings weekdays, weekends and evenings 09:00 to 21:00 (Subject to booking and availability). Sunday 12am earliest start.


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 3 persons plus one photographer (4 hours) and 4 persons plus one photographer (8 hours) in total (not at one time). Extra persons will be charged at a minimum of £50 per person at the time of booking or £100 on the day). One extra Photographer is £100. Cleaning charges will apply if not left as found. 3 Hours Minimum Hire at Weekends. For 2 and 3 hour bookings using the pricing above the time (but not the date) of the start of the shoot may occasionally have to be changed up to 2 days before the day of the shoot)


Full payment is required in advance at the time of booking by bank transfer or cash only. We cannot hold dates and times until we have received full payment.


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