Welcome to the Polegate Town Council
This website is intended as a source of information for the residential and business community of Polegate and for social and business visitors. Polegate is served by a three tier system of local government. Polegate Town Council, which administers the very local services, Wealden District Council and the East Sussex County Council.
Polegate is a small town (population – 8000) within the Wealden District Council area of East Sussex. It is situated 5 miles north from the centre of Eastbourne, on the Sussex Coast, and 4 miles south from the ancient market town of Hailsham and lies at the junction of the busy A22 main Eastbourne to London Road, and the A27 Folkestone to Honiton Trunk Road. By road London is 60 miles to the north directly on the A22 or via Lewes and the new Brighton Bypass (A27) and then north on the A23/M23. By rail an hourly service takes approximately 78 minutes.
Apart from the railway Polegate is easily accessible by bus, as services from Eastbourne to Hailsham, East Grinstead, Uckfield, Heathfield and Tunbridge Wells all pass through. In addition local buses serving the main shopping areas also come through Polegate. To see a map of Polegate using Google Maps - click here
- Latest NewsThursday 6th Aug 2020Thursday 6th August 2020 Wealden District Police Weekly News and Alerts A grazing sheep on Ashdown Forest was savaged by a dog whose owner hurried away from the scene after being told what her animal had done The attack happened around 8.20am on Monday, July 20, off Cro...Read MoreThursday 6th Aug 2020Polegate Town Council are pleased to confirm that work has now started on the new toilet cubicle which will be centrally located in Polegate High Street, adjacent to the Town Council offices. This will be in the far corner of the Council garden. The garden will still remain once the works are comple...Read MoreFriday 31st Jul 2020Consultation into the future of Eastbourne Station Health Centre to restart NHS East Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is restarting its consultation into the future of Eastbourne Station Health Centre from Monday 3 August 2020. In February this year, local people were asked to have their ...Read MoreThursday 30th Jul 2020Analysis of Coronavirus fines in Sussex published in national report Independent analysis of Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) issued by police under the Coronavirus (Covid-19) regulations shows a low overall rate in fines issued nationally with young men receiving the biggest proportion. ...Read MoreThursday 30th Jul 2020Are you involved in a local charity, community or voluntary group that benefits the lives of Polegate residents? If so we have grant funding available. Please follow the link for full info and the application form: grant funding info and application ...Read MoreThursday 30th Jul 2020Support Centre and Coffee Shop Re-opening! You raise me up charity are delighted to announce that their Support Centre and Coffee Shop are re-opening during the week of 3rd August!!! All the safety procedures have been put into action with spaced out tables, bespoke hand sanitising station and eve...Read MoreThursday 30th Jul 2020The NHS wants you to enjoy your summer and stay safe As we move towards the height of summer, with all the schools on their holidays, and as more facilities and venues start to reopen, your local NHS wants to make sure you enjoy the summer safely and to remind you that the NHS is open for business ...Read More