Hailsham Town Council festive numbers

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HAILSHAM Town Council will continue to operate its 24-hour phone line for residents to request an urgent repair for town council-maintained buildings and grounds during the Christmas holiday.

The direct access facility is available out of normal working hours (before 9am and after 5pm and for 24 hours during weekends and bank holidays).

The number to call, if an urgent repair is needed outside of office hours, is 07806 309497.

This service is provided to deal with genuine urgent repairs to Town Council-maintained properties and grounds, which arise when the council offices are closed.

Urgent repairs are those where personal harm and/or serious damage to a town council maintained property is probable. Such repairs may include:

Dangerous electrical faults

Fire damage


Hazardous structures

Major plumbing faults (resulting in large scale loss of water)

Any other severe incidents where the security of a property is compromised

The areas covered under the 24-hour call-out service are as follows:


Butts Field; Blacksmiths Copse; South Road; Stroma Gardens; Carpenters Way; Quinnell Drive; Battle Road; Cameron Close; Diplocks; Maurice Thornton; Ersham Road Triangle; Country Park; Western Road Recreation Ground


Battle Road; Station Road (Common Pond)


Town Council Offices (Inglenook); Citizens’ Advice Bureau; Cricket Pavilion; Square Youth Café/Infopoint; Hailsham Cemetery (buildings) (Ersham Road); Maurice Thornton Pavilion

For non-emergencies, residents are advised to call back during office hours on the main reception number, 01323 841702.

Any incidents of anti-social behaviour, vandalism and similar activities should be reported to the police direct on 0845 60 70 999.