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 20th Jun 2018There are two free Dementia Friends sessions being held in July for Polegate Businesses. Please see poster for details...Read MoreMonday 18th Jun 2018A number of residents have been asking about the situation with the library. At present we have still not formally heard from East Sussex County Council as to whether the Town Council will be able to run the library, although we are optimistic for a positive answer. The library forms have not yet ...Read MoreWednesday 13th Jun 2018Summer is here and it's time for Polegate Town Council's ever-popular Best Kept Garden and Allotment competition. As in previous years residents in Polegate Parish will be able to nominate their own front or back gardens for judging. In addition, Town Councillors will be walking around the t...Read MoreMonday 4th Jun 2018The majority of the grass cutting issues have now been resolved. However, if you believe there is an issue where you are, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please remember that due to budget cuts, we no longer have pick up of the cuttings, as was the case last year...Read MoreThursday 31st May 2018At the time of writing plans are not yet finalised regarding the operation of a library service for Polegate as confirmation has not yet been received from East Sussex County Council. However, residents are advised to regularly keep checking the Town Council website, social media and noticeboards fo...Read More