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 11th Oct 2019Friday, 11 October 2019 News and appeals Named PCSO for every local community in Sussex Every community in Sussex will have a named PCSO starting from next month, Sussex Police has announced. The confirmation follows an investment in 100 extra PCSOs secured ...Read MoreThursday 10th Oct 2019Do you live in the Polegate parish? Would you be interested in having an allotment? Growing your own produce? Getting out in the fresh air? We have plots available please contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org to express an interest and arrange to view a plot. Thank you...Read MoreMonday 30th Sep 2019Jewellery Burglaries We have received a few reports this week of daytime residential burglaries in a few areas of Wealden; Uckfield, Tunbridge Wells and Hailsham, whereby suspects have used forced, or smashed entry to rear doors of residential properties, on entry searches...Read MoreFriday 27th Sep 2019Over 65 year olds urged to claim free flu vaccine to ease pressure on local NHS Local people aged 65 and over are being urged to claim their free flu jab by the local NHS, after figures showed a third of them missed their vaccination last year, adding avoidable pressure on local services. With the...Read MoreThursday 19th Sep 2019SCAMS - BE AWARE The police have informed us today that "cowboy builders" / "rogue traders" have been operating around the Pevensey Road area recently. Some work hasn't been been completed and monies exchanged. If you receive an unsolicited visit offering to do building work...Read More