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 7th Dec 2017A big thank you to everyone who has returned the consultation form so far. I am aware that some were not delivered, as we have been let down by our distributors last week. Although only those returned will be included in the next meeting, please do return them as the comments/evidence will still be ...Read MoreThursday 30th Nov 2017Houses and Shops wishing to be shortlisted into the Best dressed house 2017 (Christmas lights) this year will need to have their decorations up outside up between 4th - 15th December when houses are shortlisted for the competition this year. Final judging of both houses and shops will take place on ...Read MoreMonday 27th Nov 2017In order for the Town Council to put forward more evidence against the closure of the Polegate library the Town Council is sending out a green consultation paper to each house this week. It will need to be returned by 7th December 2017, the following week. It will enable the council to put a further...Read MoreTuesday 21st Nov 2017Please note the office will be closed on Tuesday 28th November 2017 as the power will be off and work being carried out in the entrance hall....Read MoreMonday 20th Nov 2017Polegate Town Council is holding a public meeting this Saturday in St Georges church hall Polegate for residents of Polegate to come and voice their concerns about the proposed closure of Polegate library by East Sussex County Council.(ESCC) Paper copies of the ESCC library consultation will be ava...Read MoreThursday 16th Nov 2017Polegate Town Council is inviting applications for grant funding from any not for profit charity, organisation or group in Polegate. This can be for activities and projects that benefit our community. Applications can be made via the application form on our website www.polegatetowncouncil.g...Read More