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 21st Sep 2018Operation Blitz notification of this weekend's phone number This weekend's phone number is: 07912892713 Please use the above number to contact the team direct to report anti-social behaviour between the hours of 6pm and midnight on Friday and Saturday. This phone number should not be used...Read MoreWednesday 19th Sep 2018Polegate Community Library & Hub Update The Town Council is increasingly aware that residents are concerned about the delays in reopening the Polegate Community library. Delays are being experienced by many of the community library groups and these are unavoidable. A letter will be sent out sh...Read MoreTuesday 18th Sep 2018The C40 Wannock Road will be closed from 24th to 27th September between the hours of 7pm and 6am to enable East Sussex Highways to carry out drainage investigations. Local diversions will be in force. For further details and maps of the diversion, click here ...Read MoreFriday 14th Sep 2018A wheeled mobility aid/shopper has been found near the Council's skate park at Brightling Road. The aid is now safely stored in the Council's garage and will be accessible from Monday at 9am. If you have lost such a mobility aid please contact the Council on 01323 488114 and we will return...Read MoreFriday 14th Sep 2018...Read MoreWednesday 12th Sep 2018See poster below for details of the Wealden Action Alliance accessible swim sessions in Hailsham, Crowborough and Uckfield. ...Read MoreMonday 10th Sep 2018Centenary Fields is creating a legacy of protected spaces in memory of those who lost their lives during World War I. Wannock War Memorial Recreation Ground will be featured on the Fields in Trust website http://www.fieldsintrust.org/centenary-fields-legacy at 11AM on Friday 14th September...Read More