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 NewsThursday 19th Sep 2019SCAMS - BE AWARE The police have informed us today that "cowboy builders" / "rogue traders" have been operating around the Pevensey Road area recently. Some work hasn't been been completed and monies exchanged. If you receive an unsolicited visit offering to do building work...Read MoreWednesday 18th Sep 2019Our in house town council park checks have revealed more vandalism again. Although it is minor in respect of cost (the damage has already been repaired), the damage appears to have been intended to cause injury to adults and youth using the outdoor gym equipment at Wannock. It has been reported to ...Read MoreTuesday 17th Sep 2019News and appeals Arrest after violent incidents in Uckfield High Street Police investigating an incident in Uckfield town centre on Friday evening (6 September) are appealing for witnesses and for any victims of assaults to come forward. Shortly before midnight that evening, officers responded t...Read MoreWednesday 4th Sep 2019An update on the bus shelter in the High Street by the taxi office. We have been informed by 'Clear Channel' that unfortunately there has been a delay but it is expected to be in by the start of October. Please monitor our social media/website for updates....Read MoreFriday 30th Aug 2019Update on the Oakleaf park The majority of the park equipment is now in place and the safety surface and surrounding grounds works will be carried out over the next few weeks. However, we have now had further news that the county councils ( school work) contractors won’t be able to reinstate...Read MoreFriday 23rd Aug 2019Railway Line Closures We have been informed by network rail that the line will be closed to Lewes on the 15/9/19 and again on 28/11/19-1/12/19 Please follow the link for more info https://www.networkrail.co.uk/running-the-railway/our-routes/south-east/lewes-to-seaford-resignalling/?fbclid=IwAR2IGpD...Read More