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 NewsThursday 3rd Aug 2017A number of people have been contacting the council about concerns over rough sleepers http://streetlink.org.uk/...Read MoreTuesday 1st Aug 2017Following the resignation of Cllr E Board a casual vacancy has arisen, please see legal notice for details...Read MoreMonday 24th Jul 2017The Town Council has received an impolite anonymous letter this morning concerning pavements and highways issue, which are NOT the responsibility of the Town Council, they are a County Council (highways) issue. The letter has been forwarded to the county council (highways) and a copy to...Read MoreWednesday 19th Jul 2017Polegate Town Council is looking for budding young artists for the ‘Polegate Young Artist of the Year’ competition for this summer. The Competition is designed to help young artists with a flair for art/photography is a way for young artists to display their work in the Town. There wil...Read MoreTuesday 18th Jul 2017VACANCY Polegate Town Council is looking to appoint a Finance Assistant working 20 hours a week (Monday to Friday mornings) including attendance at evening meetings as and when required. Salary £9767 p.a. pro rata ( £18,070 Full time equivalent) Polegate is a small town wit...Read MoreWednesday 12th Jul 2017After a number of years making requests to Highways England to clear the weeds from the triangle section of the junction this have now been completed. The town council continues to liaise with Highways England and East Sussex Highways on the other sections of the junction including the broken fencin...Read MoreThursday 29th Jun 2017Highways England will be carrying out drainage repair works on the A22 Eastbourne Road, South Godstone. Work will start on 24 July 2017 and will take around 6-8 weeks to complete. As we will be digging a large trench across the carriageway, a road closure will be required at all times throughout the...Read MoreTuesday 27th Jun 2017Wealden’s Disability Involvement Group is looking for new members The Group meets every month and advises the Council on how to make services accessible to our residents with disabilities. Membership includes a varied range of disabilities and transport can be provided for represe...Read More