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Town centre post office

The 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, health 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 1.30pm 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

The public toilets located in the former Cortlandt Stable Block in North Street, to allow more frequent cleaning of toilets, currently operates six days a week – Monday to Saturday, from 9.30am-4pm 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: 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 via 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 17. For opening times, visit the Hailsham Youth Service website.

SafeHub (Support Centre)

A service providing help and to accommodate young people who are under the influence of alcohol or other substances. For opening times, visit the Hailsham Youth Service website.

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. For details of scheduled sessions, visit the Hailsham Youth Service website.

Hellingly Youth Hub

Based at the community village hall in Hellingly and operating on Wednesday evenings. For opening times, visit the Hailsham Youth Service website.

Eastside Youth Hub

A new youth centre, based at the Hailsham East Community Centre and operating on Thursday evenings. For opening times, visit the Hailsham Youth Service website.

Monday Youth Hub

Takes place at the James West Community Centre (off Brunel Drive) and open to 11-14 year olds. For opening times, visit the Hailsham Youth Service website.

Environment & Open Spaces

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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