I noticed this billboard of
a reproduced page from Pilgrim's Progress, in January
2015. The building behind the blue covers on the right is
the former Baptist Church headquarters. I originally
thought it was probably being demolished.
The location is the corner of Southampton Row and Catton
Street, High Holborn, London.
Information received 2nd
"The John Bunyan statue is
still covered up with timber protection therefore
is not readily available to view.
Fašade cleaning works have taken place to Southampton
Row on the whole, however details such as the John Bunyan
statue are cleaned differently given the delicate nature.
This is still to be done.
The statue will be fully visible towards the latter part
of the year when the scaffolding and building banner wrap
The building is being rebuilt inside to be a hotel: http://www.mclarengroup.com/casestudies/2-6-southampton-row/
See also the following article (which was
presumably posted before the above information was
See also: http://www.victorianweb.org/sculpture/garbe/9.html