|The UK does use 230v @ 50 Hz. However the plugs and sockets are different than any other European country. In fact most European countries have there own different standards so if you are travelling around Europe you are going to need quite a collection, although they have standardised on 230v 50 Hz.|
All power sockets are three pins with square pins. LIke this:
Scroll down to BS 1363. All sockets are polarises, earthed and are rated at 13 amps. The plugs themselves contain a fuse that can be from 2 amps to 13 amps depending on what it is connected to. Your computer and monitor will need a 13 amp fuse. A modem/router will make do with a 2 Amp fuse.
You can get a suitable lead here: