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 29th Mar 2017Plans being considered by the delegated committee as of 29th March 2017 There is a dedicated page for delegated applications...Read MoreMonday 27th Mar 2017Polegate Town Council's Senior Moments, Older people's information day will be held on Saturday 8th April at St Johns Church Hall from 10am til 2pm. There will be many stalls giving information about what is available plus Masterchef Winner 2006 Peter Bayliss will be there, giving food demon...Read MoreThursday 9th Mar 2017Area 4 ASC/MW/CF/10467 Dear Sir/Madam, A26 Beddingham – Cobbe Place - Resurfacing As the Highways England contractor for Kent & Sussex, we would like to inform you of work on the A26 Beddingham, Cobbe Place, East Sussex The work to be carried out is High Friction Surfacing.&nbs...Read MoreMonday 6th Mar 2017Notification from Highways England re upcoming A27 works see below A27 Wilmington to Folkington – Resurfacing As the Highways England contractor for Kent & Sussex, we would like to inform you of work on the A27 Wilmington to Folkington, East Sussex. The work to b...Read More