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 19th Oct 2018Please see below for details of the free flu vaccination for children...Read MoreWednesday 17th Oct 2018The new dedicated number for Operation Blitz in Wealden for every weekend is: 07770 700642. Please use this number to contact the team direct to report anti-social behaviour between the hours of 6pm and midnight on Friday and Saturday...Read MoreWednesday 10th Oct 2018At present the play park is remaining closed pending a decision by full council at the end of October, following lengthy delays in obtaining replacement parts from our contractors. The nearest alternative play area is Polegate War Memorial Recreation ground at Wannock Road. Apologies for any i...Read MoreWednesday 10th Oct 2018Network Rail called in to the Council offices to advise that they will be adding 2 seconds to the amber sequence in order to allow people more time to cross. They also advised that the crossing will be manned on weekdays from 10am until 12 Noon indefinitely by a member of staff who will be on ...Read MoreFriday 21st Sep 2018Operation Blitz notification of this weekend's phone number This weekend's phone number is: 07912892713 Please use the above number to contact the team direct to report anti-social behaviour between the hours of 6pm and midnight on Friday and Saturday. This phone number should not be used...Read MoreWednesday 19th Sep 2018Polegate Community Library & Hub Update The Town Council is increasingly aware that residents are concerned about the delays in reopening the Polegate Community library. Delays are being experienced by many of the community library groups and these are unavoidable. A letter will be sent out sh...Read MoreTuesday 18th Sep 2018The C40 Wannock Road will be closed from 24th to 27th September between the hours of 7pm and 6am to enable East Sussex Highways to carry out drainage investigations. Local diversions will be in force. For further details and maps of the diversion, click here ...Read More