Lamma Wind Power Station, Lamma Island, is the first wind power station in Hong Kong. It was built by the Hong Kong Electric Company at a cost of 15 million Hong Kong dollars and officially opened on February 23, 2006. It is expected to provide 250 households with electricity for one year. The "Big Windmill" is 71 meters high and is open to visitors for free. There is a viewing pavilion near the power station, from here you can enjoy the scenery of the southern district of Hong Kong Island and Lamma Island.
There are a few barrier-free facilities at Yung Shue Wan, Lamma Island, such as passageway design and accessible toilets. The passage of Yung Shue Wan Avenue is wide and flat, which is generally suitable for the needs of wheelchairs/persons with reduced mobility. However, the road from Yung Shue Wan to Fengcai Power Station is far, and there are many narrow and steep passages along the road. Wheelchair users are not recommended to go alone.
The Lamma Wind Power Station is the first wind power station in Hong Kong. It is recommended that wheelchair users and their escorts go together.
- Passages near the entrances and exits of Central Ferry Piers are generally wide
- There are gates at the pier, wheelchair users can ask staff to help open special passages
- The passage at Yung Shue Wan Pier is generally wide and suitable for people with wheelchairs/handicapped
- Some of the passages along the road to Fengcai Power Station are narrow
- There are many ramps along the road to Fengcai Power Station, making it difficult for wheelchair users to get on and off
- Most of the passages in the exhibition hall at the bottom of the power station are flat and wide, which are generally suitable for wheelchairs/persons with reduced mobility
- The passage to the viewing pavilion needs to go through stairs, which is not suitable for wheelchair users
- There are accessible toilets in the Central Pier
- There are also accessible toilets on Yung Shue Wan Avenue