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 9th Jun 2017Polegate No Cold Calling Zone The council has received a number of comments about groups of cold callers stating that council had given them permission. The Council has not and would not grant permission to cold calling groups. Only religious and political candidates are "allowed" to col...Read MoreWednesday 31st May 2017Please be aware that the following works will be carried out:- U7342 Church Road, Polegate Emergency Road Closure outside a property known as Hadley Court. ...Read MoreTuesday 30th May 2017The grass cutters are out cutting the verges today. Please ensure that verges are kept clear of bins, cars and other items....Read MoreThursday 25th May 2017Following the incident on Monday, our flag was lowered to half mast and will remain lowered until Friday morning. Our thoughts are with all those affected. A one minute silence will be held at 11:00 today, following Monday's attack at Manchester Arena...Read More