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 17th Aug 2018Wealden District is publishing its Proposed Submission Wealden Local Plan for receipt of representations between Monday 13th August 2018 and Monday 8th October 2018. The proposed submission and associated documents can be viewed on the Wealden website www.wealden.gov.uk/wealdenlocalplan...Read MoreMonday 13th Aug 2018Wealden Senior Citizens' Partnership is holding lots of exciting events during older people's day, many of which are free to take part in. Please see link for more information and the programme of events https://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/community/over50s/olderpeoplesday ...Read MoreWednesday 8th Aug 2018East Sussex Highways will be carrying out carriageway resurfacing and jointing works in Hailsham Road, Polegate on Thursday 9th, Friday 10th and Saturday 11th, plus possibly also Monday 13th August.The road will be closed between 7am and 7pm from Cophall Roundabout to the roundabout at the north end...Read MoreWednesday 25th Jul 2018The NHS have had some reports of concerns about the number of attendances to A & E related to hydration and have put together a Guide To Summer Health on their website http://www.eastbournehailshamandseafordccg.nhs.uk/your-health/healthy-living/summer/ ...Read More