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 14th Sep 2017The Hindsland development application is now in for viewing view the application The Town Council has not yet received the official notice for comments as consultees. One the official notice has been received a town council planning meeting will be arranged, where the planning committee will discus...Read MoreWednesday 6th Sep 2017Come and join the Mayor of Polegate in supporting this charity and have a cake! ...Read MoreMonday 4th Sep 2017ESCC highways are now consulting on their proposals for the roads between Hailsham and Eastbourne, including the A2270. The consultation events are on 15th & 16th Sept and 22nd, 23rd Sept as per poster attached. ...Read MoreThursday 31st Aug 2017East Sussex Fire and Rescue will be carrying out free electric blanket testing on Monday the 25th September at St. John's Church Hall in Polegate between 2pm and 4pm. Residents are cordially invited to bring their blankets along to make sure they are safe to use. Testing will also be carried ou...Read MoreTuesday 22nd Aug 2017Following the resignation of Cllr E Board and subsequent casual vacancy an election has not been called and the Town Council now gives notice to co-opt. Please see poster below for details. ...Read MoreMonday 21st Aug 2017See poster for details on how to protect yourself and your friends, neighbours and family from fraud and scams. Sharp rise in reports of council tax rebate fraudsters at work: https://www.wired-gov.net/wg/news.nsf/articles/Sharp+rise+in+reports+of+council+tax+rebate+fraudsters+at+work+31072017134...Read More