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 Jul 2019Polegate Town Council have been informed by BT that they intend to remove phone boxes in the town. Please read the below for more details and contact us by Friday 26/7/19 so we can pass your comments on to Council....Read MoreTuesday 9th Jul 2019We have been informed by Highways England that there will be a Public information exhibition for the A27 east of Lewes Road improvement scheme on Tuesday 16th July 2019 1-6pm at Polegate Community Centre. Further details are available here https://highwaysengland.co.uk/projects/a27-east-of-lew...Read MoreMonday 8th Jul 2019Age UK East Sussex's new information and advice resource vehicle will be visiting Polegate Town Council 49 High Street Polegate on TUESDAYS at 10am-3pm from 16th July until the 3rd September 2019. The vehicle will be located in the car park of the town council offices. The service can pro...Read MoreMonday 8th Jul 2019Friday 5th July 2019 News and appeals Heathfield Graffiti Wealden Police are appealing for information in relation to a spate of graffiti in and around Heathfield - the tags have started to appear over the past few weeks, and we'd like to know who they belong to! If y...Read MoreThursday 4th Jul 2019We are holding a planning meeting on Monday 8th July 7.30pm in the Free Church High Street Polegate. Please note this is a council meeting held in public and not a public meeting and therefore only 2 minutes per speaker are permitted. (If you are speaking on behalf of a group please let the office k...Read MoreMonday 1st Jul 2019Polegate Community Centre has a memory cafe first Thursday of the month from 2pm-4pm. Free refreshments and activities. Details below. Hailsham Pavilion Theatre hosts dementia friendly screenings. Upcoming dates, prices and films shown below....Read MoreMonday 1st Jul 2019The Polegate Health Walk is BACK! Starting tomorrow (2/7/19) meet at Polegate Station 10.30am. No need to book just turn up and enjoy a walk. They will run every Tuesday. They are suitable for all abilities, last about an hour and are led by trained volunteers. Website details below. https://www....Read MoreMonday 1st Jul 2019Friday 28th June 2019 News and appeals Local Dance School receives cash boost PCSO Sue Choppin proudly presented a cheque for £300 from the Police Property act fund to Zoe Penington dance school Polegate to assist a group of 43 young dancers get outfits for when they travel to Portugal to r...Read More