There is an old page with a space in the filename, and this is no longer found on the website. So I need to redirect this page to another page using a 301 redirect in .htaccess.

If I place the filename directly into .htaccess (eg. Bouquets%20%26%20Loose.html), the redirect does not work. If I escape the % sign(eg. Bouquets\%20\%26\%20Loose.html), the redirect still does not work.

How do I get this redirect to work in .htaccess?

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Found the answer: it is to enclose the URL in " and use the non-encoded characters. eg:

Redirect 301 "/Bouquets & Loose.html" http://...

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