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Town centre post office

The new open-plan premises located at 10 High Street provides standard counter services, as well as banking services for personal customers and small businesses…

Looking for a hall to hire?

Ideal venues for weddings, civil ceremonies, baby welcoming, business meetings, conferences, seminars, healthy and safety workshops, staff parties, playgroups and more…

Want to trade at Hailsham Street Market?

Hailsham Street Market takes place in Vicarage Field from 8.30am to 3pm every Saturday selling fresh, locally sourced items. New traders welcome.

Have a concern over street lighting in Hailsham?

Hailsham Town Council maintains over 500 street light columns in Hailsham, including parts of Magham Down and Horsebridge…

Looking for resident or tourist information?

Local information for residents and visitors at the Town Council offices in Market Street…

Town Council-maintained Public Conveniences

Following national government guidance, the Town Council has reopened its public toilets located located in the former Cortlandt Stable Block in North Street). An outside contractor is currently responsible for the opening, closing and cleaning of the toilet block on a daily basis and, to allow more frequent cleaning of toilets, the facility will operate six days a week (Monday to Saturday), but at reduced opening hours of 11am-2pm each day.

Recreation & Leisure

Do you have an allotment?

A significant service facilitated by the Town Council is the provision of allotments. At present, the Council manages 74 plots on two sites in Hailsham…

Which play areas does the Town Council look after?

Hailsham Town Council currently maintains play areas at the following sites: Carpenters Way, Battle Road, Stroma Gardens, Quinnell Drive, South Road/Western Road and on the Maurice Thornton Playing Field…

Need a fishing season ticket?

Fishing is permitted on season at the Country Park Lake (off Gleneagles Drive) and Hempstead Pond (adjacent to Tilehurst Wood). Fishing permits and yearly season tickets are available from the Town Council Offices…

Explore Hailsham Country Park

Hailsham Country Park, owned and maintained by the Town Council, covers approximately 22 acres…

The Common Pond: Hailsham’s “Jewel in the Crown”

The Common Pond has been a focal point in Hailsham for centuries. Major improvement works to the 1.86 acre site have been undertaken by the Town Council since 1996…

Recreation Grounds & Pavilions

Available to hire for sports and community events…

Parks and gardens for disabled people

Environment Hailsham maintains the Dennis King Memorial Sensory Garden in Orchard Park (off Dunbar Drive), which is divided into different sections pertaining to the senses…

Cemetery & Burials

Hailsham Cemetery Information

To enquire about cemetery plots and organise the burial of your loved ones to a scale of fees available from the Town Council offices upon request…

Burial Records Information – Hailsham/Hellingly Cemeteries

To request information from the Town Council’s burial records, call 01323 841702.

Hailsham Youth Service

Square Youth Cafe

A service to young people available at 1 Market Square which is FREE to enter for anyone between the ages of 11 and 18… ***COVID-19: Please visit the Hailsham Youth Service website for revised/current open times.

SafeHub (Support Centre)

A service providing help and to accommodate young people who are under the influence of alcohol or other substances… ***COVID-19: Please visit the Hailsham Youth Service website for revised/current open times.

Friday Night Project

Alternative recreational activities for young people on Friday evenings, which continues to be a feature in young people’s social events calendar throughout the year. ***COVID-19: Friday Night Project activities are scheduled to resume in January 2021.

Hellingly Youth Hub

A new youth centre opening soon, based at the new community village hall in Hellingly. Further details, including opening times and activities will be announced in due course.

Monday Youth Hub

Takes place at the James West Community Centre (off Brunel Drive) and open to 11-14 year olds. Activities include 5-a-side football, table tennis, badminton and more. ***COVID-19: Please visit the Hailsham Youth Service website for revised/current open times.

Hailsham Youth Minibus Hire

Hailsham Youth Service has benefited from the securing of funding from the Safer Wealden Partnership for the purchase of a minibus, available for local youth groups to hire.

Finance & Administration

Are you a local voluntary or community organisation seeking funding?

The Town Council awards grants to a wide range of community and voluntary groups (attended by Hailsham residents) that aim to introduce new or improved facilities, activities or projects, for the benefit of the town…

Environment & Cleansing

Dog Waste Bins

The Town Council maintains 32 dog hygiene bins in Hailsham…

Want to contact the local Tree Warden?

Have you noticed any diseased or dangerous trees in Hailsham public open spaces or highways? Do you wish to report damage or vandalism to protected trees in your neighbourhood? If so, contact our Tree Warden…

Maintenance of public open spaces

In addition to our properties, the Town Council maintains a number of public open spaces in Hailsham…

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