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 28th Apr 2017We have been asked about the County Elections Below is a link to see who the candidates are for your area https://escc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=6f8ce2b343354e8ca8242e2177f2b635 ...Read MoreThursday 27th Apr 2017We are pleased to see the return of the Citizens Advice to Polegate. Call Adviceline 03444 111 444 to book an appointment. See poster for alternative ways to book or visit the Wealden Citizens Advice website for more information. http://www.wealdencitizensadvice.org.uk/ ...Read MoreFriday 7th Apr 2017We have had a few grass cutting comments today. Unfortunately due to a combination of events - bin day and the grass being exceptionally long. The quality of the first grass cut has not been quite as usual. The verges are cut 15 times a year and the next cut will be due in around 2 weeks time. This...Read MoreThursday 30th Mar 2017Polegate Town Council maintain two allotments in Polegate. One at Cophall (near the roundabout) and one at Gosford Way (near the town council offices). There is a waiting list for allotments in Polegate and priority is given to Polegate Parish residents. The Town Council encourages residents...Read More