Originally Posted by dholleyuk
Hmm Well there were never any inside inner ring consoles before, and yes it is roughly in the position where Mr Spock would sit or there abouts. It could be the science area or mini department? It could be additional bridge stations added for effect similar to Generations, where we never really found out why they were put there or purpose, just that it added more of a cinema presents
The TNG set was modular so they could remove set pieces for the movement of cameras. Perhaps that is what this is.
and the tape is still on the console.