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Opening Hours

Hailsham Office: 8:30am - 5:00pm weekdays, except Wednesdays when the opening hours are 9:00am - 5:00pm. Please note that Monday is our busiest day.
Hailsham offices are closed at weekends and Bank Holidays.


See the online tasks you can carry out via our Popular Pages and Services


For all enquiries please call: 01323 443322 or 01892 653311 Lines are open Monday to Friday from 8:30am - 5:00pm except Wednesdays when the hours are 9:00am -5:00pm

Our phones tend to be busiest on a Monday. If you ring then you may have a longer wait for your call to be answered. You might find the answer to your question on our website to find the information or report a problem.


Hailsham Office: 01323 443333

DX Number

DX38303 Hailsham

Email for general enquiries


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Postal Address

Wealden District Council
Council Offices,
Vicarage Lane,
BN27 2AX

Visiting Wealden District Council

You may visit the Council at the following locations:


Hailsham Customer Help Point,
Council Offices,
Vicarage Lane,
BN27 2AX


Crowborough Customer Help Point,
The Library,
Pine Grove,
East Sussex,

You can access some Wealden District Council services via Crowborough library at Pine Grove.

You can pick up or drop off Benefit, Council Tax and Housing forms and get supporting documents photocopied.

Library staff will be able to answer simple queries or direct you to alternative sources of information. There is a dedicated phone line available during council opening hours for you to contact Wealden District Council's Contact Centre directly as well as access to our website via library PCs.

The library is unable to accept payments in any form for Wealden services, but you can make payment by credit or debit card over the phone or via our website. If you need to pay by cash, you can do so at any Post Office with a payment card (available on request), at your bank. Cheques can be posted to our office in Hailsham.

Telephone: 01892 653311 or 01323 443322

Postal address: Wealden District Council, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham, BN27 2AX


Emergencies - Out Of Hours

The Council maintains a 24 hour response to emergencies through its Lifeline service. Any real emergency which cannot wait until the Council offices are next open should be directed to: 01323 644422.  Lifeline will, on your behalf, take further action necessary to inform the appropriate services.

Lost or Found dogs

Please contact the Council's contractor Animal Wardens on 01424 490034 to report a lost or found dog. This number is available 24 hours per day including weekends and Bank Holidays.