It could be that you're coming to the UK for the first time, or that you're moving from one area to another for a new job/training post, but you need to keep some things in mind during the shift so as to make the transition easier for you.
Understand your surroundings
What I mean by that is you should have a good idea of where exactly you'll be moving into. It's not always possible to see the place beforehand (though it is highly recommended), but with the help of modern technology like . . .