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 NewsTuesday 19th Feb 2019POLEGATE LIBRARY DECISON MEETING 26/2/19 After successful volunteer meetings the library working group have now submitted their recommendations to full council to support a new library facility. A meeting will be held on 26th February 2019 at Polegate Free Church (see link) to decide the way forwa...Read MoreThursday 14th Feb 2019Do you enjoy walking? Could you become a Health walk volunteer? Healthwalks are free, friendly and fairly easy one hour walks, dotted all around the county, all led by trained community volunteers. They are particularly aimed at people who are currently the least active and the idea is that d...Read MoreThursday 14th Feb 2019We have been made aware of an increase in cold calling in Polegate. Please be aware that Polegate is a no cold calling zone. The best course of action for residents is to display one of these signs and if you do receive a cold call to report it to the Police on 101 or Trading Standards on 03454 0405...Read MoreFriday 8th Feb 2019LATEST LIBRARY NEWS 8/2/19 Polegate Town Council have been asked a number of questions over the library these being: what the issues are with ESCC? what the alternative options are? what the ways are that the public can comment (both at and prior to special meeting) We have answered these qu...Read MoreTuesday 5th Feb 2019Latest on the Library.... The library volunteer meeting last week was once again very well attended and the speakers who have already set up libraries locally elsewhere shared their expertise and offered their assistance. We now have a management group forming, this will enable the working group to ...Read MoreTuesday 5th Feb 2019East Sussex Highways have made us aware of some upcoming road works. Farmlands Way in Polegate will be closed for roadworks from 18/2/19-22/2/19 and Church Road Polegate will be closed from 18/2/19-15/3/19. To view upcoming roadworks/road closures please follow the link. https://www.eastsussexhighwa...Read More