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 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 MoreThursday 9th Nov 2017LIBRARY UPDATE The Town Council has already written a letter of objection (following a public meeting which included an agenda item about the library) with some evidence to East Sussex County Council in liaison with Cllr Daniel Shing (our East Sussex County Councillor). The Council...Read MoreThursday 9th Nov 2017East Sussex Highways postpone works in Western Avenue. The town council has just received notification that the works scheduled for today in Western road have been postponed, please see details below Highways notification below: As you are aware, we were due to start resurfacing wor...Read MoreFriday 3rd Nov 2017The Mayor of Polegate cordially invites retired Polegate residents to her Christmas Party, which will be held at St. John's Church Hall on Monday the 4th December from 2pm to 4pm. Please join us for an afternoon of pre-Christmas jollity. Tickets are now available from the Council offices at 49 H...Read More