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 NewsMonday 17th Jun 2019Wealden Weekly Update ________________________________________ News and appeals Large quantity of tools stolen in Crowborough burglary Police are trying to trace a large amount of tools stolen during the burglary of a garage of a house in Crowborough. The garage, in Hurtis Hill, was targeted...Read MoreMonday 17th Jun 2019Please see link below for a full list of Wealden Distrcit Councillors. Polegate Central Ward District Councillor is Angela Snell Polegate North District Councillor is Oi Lin Shing Polegate South & Willingdon Watermill District Councillor is Daniel Shing /_app_/resources/doc...Read MoreMonday 17th Jun 2019Sussex Cricket coaches and Sid the Shark are coming to Wannock Road Rec on Monday 19th August to deliver a day of fun filled softball cricket activity for kids aged 5-11. Please follow the link for more details https://sussexcricket.co.uk/holidayroadshows...Read MoreFriday 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 More