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 NewsMonday 19th Feb 2018Can you spare a few hours of your time to help keep Polegate cleaner? Then come along to The Great Polegate Clean up on Saturday 17th March. See poster for details...Read MoreThursday 15th Feb 2018Please be aware that the following works will be carried out:- C40 High Street, Polegate Temporary road closure From both sides of Polegate Station Level Crossing. ...Read MoreThursday 8th Feb 2018Following the resignation of Cllr A Bennett a casual vacancy arose and an election has NOT been called. Therefore the Town Council is inviting eligible persons to apply as per the notice below: ...Read More
Litter bins around the town - reporting overflowing bins - Reporting dangerous or obstructive parkingTuesday 30th Jan 2018Overflowing litter bins are the responsibility of Wealden District Council and can be reported on 01323 443322 Parking issues, particularly obstructions or dangerous parking, can be reported to the Police on 101. ...Read MoreTuesday 23rd Jan 2018A27 Polegate Street Lighting - NOTICE OF WORKS FROM HIGHWAYS ENGLAND Relocation of ADS sign to 7m north of current location at Polegate BN26 6DQ These works will take place South bound only and start on Monday 19 February until Friday 23 February We will be working from 8pm until 6am. We will be...Read More