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 18th May 2018Residents wishing to report litter can do so by contacting Wealden District Council by telephone 01323 443322 or by email email@example.com . The contact details above can also be used (before the event takes place) by anyone looking to undertake a volunteer litter picking event an...Read MoreFriday 18th May 2018We have been advised by South East Water that the work to replace the water main in Diplocks Way, Hailsham has entered its final phase and should be completed by the end of June. The one-way system has now been lifted and the remaining work is being carried out under traffic lights. ...Read MoreFriday 18th May 2018The Wealden Dementia Action Alliance aims to raise awareness of dementia by organising many events and sessions around Wealden to encourage people living with dementia, carers and family to take part in. Please visit the website for more information http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Residents/Commu...Read MoreFriday 18th May 2018We are aware that some residents have not yet received their library consultation forms. We have spoken with the distributor and have been assured that they will be delivered by this weekend. If you have still not received one by Monday 21st May, please call in to the council office 9am -1pm to coll...Read MoreWednesday 16th May 2018Application No: WD/2016/3035/MAO OUTLINE APPLICATION FOR THE ERECTION OF 78 DWELLINGS AND ASSOCIATED WORKS. DITTONS FARM, DITTONS ROAD, POLEGATE, BN26 6HY. I refer to the above planning application which is due to be considered by Members of the Planning Committee South on 24 May 2018. The me...Read MoreWednesday 16th May 2018Update Polegate library The town council has received an email this morning from East Sussex County Council letting us know that we will not be receiving a full response to the submitted business plan (to run Polegate library) until the end May. In the meantime, the council is already gett...Read More