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 Oct 2017Do you regularly walk a dog? Are you a responsible dog owner? would you like to help keep your area safe? If you can answer these the Safer Wealden Partnership needs you. See leaflet for details on how to sign up. ...Read MoreFriday 13th Oct 2017Please find attached information regarding upcoming footway works on Glynleigh Drive, Polegate. This information is also available on our website by following this link - http://www.eastsussexhighways.com/events/glynleigh-drive-polegate-footway-surfacing ...Read MoreThursday 5th Oct 2017Councillor Dan Dunbar has once again been selected as a finalist in the NALC star council's awards. Dan was a finalist and runner up last year. Finalists for this year are: Young Councillor of the Year (Aged 18-30): Cllr Dan Dunbar, Polegate Town Council, Sussex Cllr Elliot Jayes,...Read MoreTuesday 26th Sep 2017Just a reminder that all entries for the the Mayor's Art and Photography Competition must reach the Council Offices no later than 1:00 pm on Friday 29th September. For a reminder of the rules click here...Read MoreFriday 22nd Sep 2017South East Water is due to start its water mains renewal scheme in Diplocks Way in early October. In order to determine the exact route of the new main, the company will dig two trial holes within the carriageway of Diplocks Way. The trial holes will be dug overnight on Wednesday 20th, Thursday 21st...Read MoreThursday 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 More