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 23rd Feb 2018A259 Broadoak Lane to London Road Investigation / Patching Works We have works taking place in the A259 Little Common Road area, Broadoak Lane to London Road. We will be starting our works on Tuesday 27 February until Friday 2 March and will commence from 8pm until 6am. We will be un...Read MoreWednesday 21st Feb 2018A member of the public walking his dog in Diplocks Wood has reported finding what appears to be rat poison scattered throughout the wood. The Town Council has reported this allegation to Wealden District Council's Countryside Officer (as the District Council owns the wood), and an investigation ...Read MoreWednesday 21st Feb 2018Please be aware that the following works will be carried out:- U7104 Otham Court Lane, Polegate Temporary road closure From the junction of the U7102 Sayerland Lane and the U7104 Otham Court Lane 19th March 2018 – 23rd March 2018 The works are anticipated to take five days to complete. T...Read MoreTuesday 20th Feb 2018We have had a number of residents contact the Town Council regarding Greenleaf gardens. We have notified the enforcement and planning team at Wealden District Council who are looking into this. The link below is to the documents for the approved plan in the area. WD/2016/06...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