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 NewsMonday 15th Apr 2019A New Way To Report Crimes And Information Across Sussex Police Forces across England & Wales are using a new system called Single Online Home (SOH). This is a policing portal which allows the public to easily report crimes, incidents and information online. The police non-emer...Read MoreThursday 11th Apr 2019Review of the Year & Planning for Future Thursday 25th April from 9.45am to 1.00pm at St George’s Catholic Church Hall Polegate You are invited to attend the next meeting of the Hailsham and Polegate Community Network for groups and organisations in the Hailsham and Polegate area, arranged...Read MoreThursday 11th Apr 2019Unfortunately we have had more incidents of vandalism at the Brightling Road recreation ground skate park. The skate park gate has been removed again and there is some graffati which we will get removed asap....Read MoreTuesday 9th Apr 2019HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE FUTURE OF THE NHS With growing pressure on the NHS – people living longer, more people living with long-term conditions, and lifestyle choices affecting people’s health – changes are needed to make sure everybody gets the support they need. The NHS has produc...Read MoreTuesday 9th Apr 2019We are aware of recent comments on social media regarding the problem of dog fouling around Polegate. For the clean-up of dog mess customers can report incidents on-line at my.wealden.gov.uk or through Wealden District Council 01323 443322. If you are aware of problem locations or have any evidence...Read More
Update On Significant Planned Road Works On The M23 And The Brighton Main Line Improvement Project 8/4/19Tuesday 9th Apr 2019There are no closures scheduled for the week beginning 8th April, or on Good Friday, Easter weekend or Easter Monday, 19-22 April 2019. The following works are scheduled on the M23, subject to weather conditions: Monday 15 April 9pm to 5am Lane closure leading to a full closure from J8 (M25) to J...Read MoreMonday 8th Apr 2019Click here to view the candidates for the forthcoming election. ...Read More