JAMES Dipple, chief executive of MEPC, which runs Milton Park, has been awarded the Property Leader of the Year award at the 2018 Oxfordshire Property Festival.

The accolade, awarded at a ceremony at the Bodleian Library, recognised Mr Dipple’s integral contribution to the success of the Oxfordshire property market over 20 years.

MEPC also sponsored the Best Property Consultant award.

Mr Dipple said: “I was delighted to receive this award and thank the panel for selecting me for such a prestigious recognition of many years’ work in the region. MEPC brings innovative thinking to its real estate.”