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 15th Jan 2018Come and meet your Councillors Saturday 27th January 2018 10am - noon at Polegate Community centre ...Read More
Open day South East Water - Arlington Water Treatment works and reservoir Saturday 21st April 2018 10amMonday 15th Jan 2018South east Water are holding their open day on Saturday 21st April 2018 at 10am please see poster for details on tickets. ...Read MoreFriday 12th Jan 2018Following the resignation of Cllr A Bennett a casual vacancy has arisen....Read MoreThursday 11th Jan 2018Polegate Town Council resolved unanimously on Monday night to keep its council tax increase (band D) to only £1.67 per year. Cuts to the local council tax support grant from Wealden District Council and increasing contract costs have been offset by savings made to other areas of exp...Read MoreWednesday 3rd Jan 2018UK Power networks have issued some information with regards to the strong winds and power supplies see details below: Our electricity network is built to be resilient but extreme weather can damage overhead power lines resulting in some customers losing their electricity supply. Where this ha...Read MoreFriday 15th Dec 2017The Town Council is aware that many of the lights in the stud farm area are out. This is not a street lighting issue but a power supply issue with UKPN (UK Power Networks) who supply the electricity. The supply will be returned as soon as possible, but unfortunately it is out of the control of the t...Read More