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 NewsFriday 14th Jun 2019We had reports of some 'cold calling' in Polegate today. Polegate is a NO cold calling zone. You can print the poster to go on your door here: https://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/business/tradingstandards/doorstep-sales/?hootPostID=dcbb78ff59920143d27c3b9142e0c31d...Read MoreThursday 6th Jun 2019Summer has arrived at last, and it's time to enter Polegate Town Council's Best Kept Garden and Allotment competition. If you are a resident of Polegate Parish you can nominate your front garden, back garden, or both, for judging. Our Councillors will also be out and about, looking for front...Read MoreWednesday 5th Jun 2019As you may be aware there has been some vandalism & anti social behaviour recently at Brightling Road recreation ground. Please can you remain vigilant when out and about and if you see anything please report it to 101. The quickest way to do this is via this link https://www.sussex.police.uk/&h...Read MoreTuesday 28th May 2019Watch out for FAKE TalkTalk emails about a refund Action Fraud has received over 100 reports this week about fake emails purporting to be from TalkTalk. The emails state that the recipient’s TalkTalk account is in credit and that they’re owed a refund. The links in the emails lead to ma...Read MoreFriday 24th May 2019Progress is being made at Oakleaf play park. We understand the park will be cleared of all old park equipment and the new fence put up in the coming week. Once this is completed the new park size will be re-assessed to ensure all the planned new play equipment fits comfortably. Please continue to mo...Read MoreMonday 20th May 2019Wealden Police Weekly News And Alerts News and appeals Police and Natwest Scam Coffee Mornings PCSO Choppin has joined forces with your Natwest Community Banker, Jacky Gill to hold Scam Awareness and advice coffee mornings at Dippy Doodahs café in Hailsham. The morning is an opportunity t...Read MoreThursday 16th May 2019A public open day is being held at the Wealden Crematorium in Horam on Saturday 15th June between 11am and 3pm. The open day will provide everyone with the opportunity to gain an insight into the working of the Council’s new crematorium and take a look around the buildings and gr...Read More