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 29th May 2020Thursday 28th May 2020 Wealden District Police Weekly News and Alerts Operation Blitz ASB patrols Your Op Blitz (ASB patrols) teams are out again this Friday and Saturday. Please call 07770700642 between 6pm and midnight to report any ASB across the district during th...Read MoreTuesday 26th May 2020As many residents are aware the public toilets at Wannock Rec and in the High Street remain closed. The playparks are closed as is the skate park at Brightling rec and the gym at Wannock rec. All open spaces at Wannock Recreation ground and Brightling Road Recreation ground are open. Please follow s...Read MoreTuesday 26th May 2020Friday, 22 May 2020 News and appeals Sussex Police gives £60,000 to good causes during Covid-19 lockdown Sussex Police has given more than £60,000 to charities and good causes in the county during the Covid-19 lockdown. The money has come from t...Read MoreMonday 18th May 2020Sussex Police Focus Remains on Core Policing Services ...Read MoreMonday 11th May 2020Thursday, 7 May 2020 News and appeals Rural crime still a focus in lockdown Criminals planning to take advantage of the current lockdown to commit offences in rural areas are finding that their activities are more likely to come to the attention of coun...Read MoreFriday 1st May 2020Please spare some time to tell us how the changes brought about by the COVID-19 outbreak have affected you and your family, or someone you provide care or support for on a regular basis. The impact of COVID-19 is being felt across every aspect of the day-to-day life of individuals and families livi...Read MoreFriday 1st May 2020Friday 1st May 2020 News and Alerts Police tackle crime as they keep people safe during lockdown With the announcement of 348 fines having been issued across the county for breaches of new public health regulations, Sussex Police confirms enforcement is the absolute last res...Read MoreThursday 30th Apr 2020Do you know how to spot a phishing email? Email has always been the most commonplace method used by online fraudsters to trick innocent people out of their money, their identity… or both. It still is. And currently, they’re exploiting the current Coronavirus pandemic with ...Read More