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 NewsWednesday 17th May 2017Hindsland development The landowners/developers at Hindsland are having an exhibition on Tuesday 23rd May at Trinity Church Hall, Coppice Avenue, Willingdon, 2pm to 8pm. The public are welcome to attend and ask questions....Read MoreTuesday 16th May 2017I have been asked today how residents can help with the Syrian refugees. How can you help? Government information on how you can assist. Homes needed Wealden District Council - Accommodation requirements Charitable organisations that are helping - County Council information o...Read MoreThursday 11th May 2017East Sussex Rights of Way Map Wealden Walks Walk number 7 is specifically a Polegate walk ...Read MoreMonday 8th May 2017Please be advised of the A27 Southwick Tunnel closures below for the foreseeable future. They are our routine maintenance closures at this location with the exception of the 13 May. 2017 Sat 13 May 7pm – Sunday 14 May 7am Friday 21 July 8pm – Saturday 22 July 6am Friday 27 Octo...Read MoreMonday 8th May 2017Work is being carried out to clean water mains in Polegate to safeguard the quality of drinking water. It is part of maintenance on South East Water’s underground mains. What is flushing? Flushing allows naturally occurring harmless deposits inside the network – such as iron or manganes...Read MoreMonday 8th May 2017Here is the link to the recent consultation...Read More