polegate town council


Welcome to the Polegate Town Council website

This website is intended as a source of information for the residential and business community of Polegate and for social and business visitors.


Upcoming Meetings and Agendas


Below is a list of downloadable agendas of Council meetings. The venue of each meeting is shown on the agenda.



Background papers for meetings

Background papers for Council meetings will now be available for viewing on the same day that the agenda is published. To view background papers for the above and previous meeting(s), click here

For a full list of meetings to be held in 2016/17 click here (dates up to 31/03/2017)



Town Centre Steering Group

If you were unable to attend the public meeting on Monday (21st Nov), but would still like to put forward ideas on ways to improve the town centre download the PDF by clicking on this link complete and return to the office or email the completed form to

The group will be holding another public meeting in the day time to accomodate those who cannot make evening meetings.


The Mayor's Christmas Party

Retired residents who live in Polegate Parish are cordially invited to the Mayor's Christmas party.

The party will take place on Monday the 5th December between 2pm and 4pm at St John's Church Hall, Polegate..

Admission is by ticket only, available from the Council offices in the High Street. Numbers are strictly limited - first come, first served.

To view the poster for this event, click here


Best Christmas Lights competition 2016

It's time to dust of those decorations and dress up Polegate's houses and shops!

For details click here


A27 Improvement scheme - consultation

Highways England has committed to making improvements to the A27 between Beddingham and Polegate, and is consulting the public on its scheme between the 27th October and the 8th December.

The consultation came to Polegate on Wednesday 9th November. Further consultations are being held at other locations in the Wealden District. Details may be found on the Highways England website.

A quantity of improvement scheme booklets, produced by Highways England, are available from Polegate Town Councl offices between 9am and 1pm every weekday.

To view the Highway England poster, click here


Signal box removal

Network Rail has notified the Council that Polegate signal box is to be dismantled. The work will take place from Monday the 14th to Friday the 18th November between 9pm and 6am. The company has apologized in advance for any inconvenience that may be caused.

For full details click here


Parking Issues within the Polegate Town



Community News Page (New!)

Hearing Resource Centre - visiting Polegate on the 1st December. Click here for details.


Power cuts - phone 105

105 is a new number to call if you have a power cut. It’s easy to remember and will put you through to your local electricity network operator – the company that manages the wires and substations that bring electricity into your home.

Find out more at or click here to view the introductory booklet




The new outdoor gym at the War Memorial Recreation Ground is now open. The equipment is suitable for adults and those over 1.4 metres tall.

Click here for details


The Mayor's Junior Art/Photography Competition

The competition is now closed. Judging will take place later this week and the winners will be notified shortly thereafter.

To view the competition poster, click here

To view the competition rules, click here



If you know any resident in Polegate who is turning 100 please let us know as soon as possible.


Planning - Plans being considered at next meeting

Click here for additional plans to be discussed at the next Planning Meeting that were received after publication of the agenda.


Plans to be examined under Delegated Authority

Click here to view latest plans to be examined under Delegated Authority.


Councillors' Surgeries

An opportunity for Polegate residents to speak to their Councillors about issues that affect them and the town.

For more details, and information on how to book a place at the next surgery please check here where the latest dates will be published


Roadworks in and around Polegate


A27 Wilmington - Drainage and topographical surveys starting on Monday the 28th November.

Click here for Highways England's information regarding these works.


For the latest information on roadworks across the County, visit

East Sussex County Council Highways page


(NB - PDF documents in this section may be in 'landscape' format. To view, right click anywhere on document and then left click on 'rotate clockwise')


Citizens Advice Bureau at Polegate

We have been notified that there is no longer a Citizens Advice in Polegate


Polegate Town Council on Twitter

You can now keep track of Council meetings and other local events by following @PolegateTC on Twitter. Click here to go to the main Twitter site.


Other useful documents

Other Useful Documents
A guide on "Your Right to Speak" at Council meetings.

Quick Links

Dates for upcoming Council meetings
Minutes of previous meetings
District and County Councillors' reports

Website contributions

If there is anything you would like to see included on the website or if you would like to contribute to the content please contact the Town Council Offices -

Polegate Town Council is not responsible for and does not endorse or approve the content of external websites.


Last updated 29/11/2016