The Eastbourne Town Centre Management Initiative (TCMI) is a partnership between the private sector and Eastbourne Borough Council.
The initiative manages town centre activities in partnership with the East Sussex County Council Highways Department and the Council's Licensing Team, such as:
special events; and
It was originally set up in 1994 to address the competitive threat posed by out of town retail parks.
The TCMI has become a significant voice in maintaining and improving the role of the town centre to both visitor and resident alike.