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(1) The smallest rentable tenant space in a strip center, usually defined by the front and rear exterior walls and fire walls at either side.(2) An unfinished area between rows of columns or loadbearing walls. (3) Loading areas in warehouse or industrial space. Ascertaining the number of bays necessary and available is usually critically important when working with buyers or potential tenants of such space.

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BARRY TOWN STATION: The old bay platform is being brought back into use to deliver additional capacity at the station.
The key challenge for the pounds 1.6 million scheme was to construct the new bay platform in a severely congested site amidst high volumes of passenger and train movements.
It was originally planned that the new stations would open at the same time as a new bay platform at Coventry Station and track and signalling changes that would allow two trains an hour to run between Coventry and Nuneaton.
"The next phase will be to provide a bay platform at Coventry Station which will then allow two trains an hour to run between Coventry and Nuneaton, calling at the Ricoh and Bermuda."